Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern NJ
October 9, 2018
Secaucus, New Jersey
Full Time - Experienced
The Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program of Hudson/Union Counties is an evidence-based program that partners first-time moms with nurse home visitors. Women enrolled in the program are visited by a specially trained, registered nurse throughout the pregnancy and until the baby turns two years old. During these visits, a nurse will offer knowledge and support women need to confidently create a better life for themselves and their baby.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provides comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. The Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of the lead agency.
Provides home visits to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program.
Carries a caseload of 25 or more active clients.
Develops therapeutic relationships with women and their families in a home visiting environment.
Assesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families.
Assists women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes.
Provides education, support and referral resources in assisting women in attaining their targeted goals.
Actively engages in skill building to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
Utilizes reflective practice in supervisory sessions.
Attends and participates in bi-weekly case conferences and staff meetings.
Assists in creating a positive work environment that promotes productivity, teamwork and cooperation.
Elicits and considers differing viewpoints when analyzing issues.
Maintains clear, effective, honest communication with internal and external clients and colleagues.
Creates, maintains and supports a safe environment for open discussion.
Accurately assesses own learning needs and develops strategies to meet them.
Stays informed of current health care developments to provide safe, quality nurse home visiting services.
Handles other assignments as requested by supervisor.
DESIRED EDUCATION & SKILLS:
Current RN license (in good standing) required
Bilingual (Spanish/English) required
Current CPR required
Two years recent experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Computer literacy in MS Office Suite
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Sarah Bilyj RN, BSN, CLC
NFP Program of Hudson/Union Counties
Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey
About Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern NJ
Support maternal child health, fight to eliminate disparities, and work to improve healthcare in northern New Jersey! This position is a unique opportunity to join a diverse and growing organization with a broad array of programs that serve women, children, and families.
The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey is a nonprofit organization, celebrating 25+ years in the maternal/child health field. We employ approximately 130 talented staff members at 5 locations in northern New Jersey. We are a licensed maternal child health consortium and the largest provider of evidence-based home visitation in New Jersey. We have 25 member hospitals and have been steadily growing since the organization’s inception.
The Partnership offers an extremely diverse workforce and has a strong organizational commitment to eliminating disparities in health outcomes. We employ doctors, nurses, public health experts, social workers, community health workers, and generally passionate people committed to making a difference.
The Partnership offers competitive compensation, opportunities for career growth, and a generous PTO and benefits package. In addition, the organizat...ion offers flexible schedule and telecommuting benefits for qualified employees after one year of service.