Any Baby Can, a Central Texas nonprofit, partners with families to overcome obstacles and achieve well-being. With programs that meet clients where they are - at home, work or school - Any Baby Can helps build stability, develop skills and navigate systems so children and families reach their full potential.
The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Bilingual Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice, case management and care coordination, adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of Any Baby Can. The NHV provides home visits to women eligible for the NFP Programs (low-income, first-time mothers and their families, from early pregnancy up to 2 years of age), adheres to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation, and carries a case load of 25 clients. Nurse home visitors report to the NFP Nurse Supervisor. This position is required to attend education sessions in Denver, CO to learn the NFP model and guidelines.
Completes all required NFP education including Dyadic Assessment of Naturalistic Caregiver-Child Experiences (DANCE) training.
Develops therapeutic relationships, utilize concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with women and their families in a home visiting environment.
Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP Model Elements and NFP Visit-to-Visit guidelines and maintains appropriate, thorough, timely and compliant documentation on visits into an electronic data base.
Follows nursing process in implementing NFP into nursing practice.
Assess physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the NFP domains.
Assists women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes; provide education, support and referral resources in attaining goals; evaluate clients’ progress and plan home visits in accordance with clients’ goals and NFP outcomes.
Consults and collaborates with other professionals involved in providing services to women and families.
Formulates nursing diagnosis based on nursing assessment and client goals.
Actively engages in professional development to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
Meets with NFP Nurse Supervisor weekly for clinical supervision.
Utilizes reflective practice in supervisory sessions.
Schedules joint home visits with NFP Nurse Supervisor every four months.
Attends and participate in bi-weekly case conferences and team meetings.
Provides information to support staff for timely and accurate data input to the NFP performance management system.
Participates in review and analysis of reports for achievements and areas for improvement.
Participates in quality improvement efforts.
Perform outreach activities to community agencies in order to facilitate alliances for program promotion and to improve program objectives.
Develop and maintain community relationships to support client referrals and link clients with community resources that are relevant to their specific needs.
Accurately assesses own learning needs and develops strategies to meet them.
Motivated to utilize computer for distance learning.
Stays informed of current health care developments to provide safe, quality nurse home visiting services.
Establishes and records progress toward annual goals.
Other assignments may be added as needed or required.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing required.
Current Texas RN license required.
Current CPR required.
Two years recent experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing required.
Home visiting experience preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Spanish proficiency required.
Able to work independently and manage client visit schedule to meet program visit requirements.
Possess strong organizational skills.
Basic computer skills and basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
May require a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel within the region (Hays County and Bastrop County).
Able to travel by air to Denver, CO for all face-to-face education session(s).
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to work in excess of 8 hours per day.
Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.
Any Baby can provides financial support for renewing certifications and continuing education credits. We also offer paid training days.
Flexible work schedule
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Generous holiday schedule
Health plans which include Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, Life Insurance, and Long Term Disability.
Optional participation in our 403(be) Retirement Plan
Internal Number: NFPB1
About Any Baby Can
We are therapists, nurses, social workers and counselors. We are also listeners and partners, doers and problem solvers. We give children and families hope during tough times.
Any Baby Can offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits in order to recruit and retain the right people. These benefits include agency-paid health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, personal time off, many holidays (including a winter break), an Employee Assistance Program, professional development funding, retirement matching, and Flexible Spending Accounts. Any Baby Can is an Equal Opportunity Employer.