Nurse Family Partnership is an evidence-based, community health program that helps transform the lives of mothers pregnant with their first child. Each mother is partnered with a Registered Nurse early in her pregnancy and receives ongoing home visits that continue through her child’s second birthday. The goals of the Nurse-Family Partnership program are to improve pregnancy outcomes, child and health development, and the economic self-sufficiency of families. The program is offered nationwide, is voluntary, and free of charge. At its heart, the program empowers women to change their families lives for the better.
Acenda provides an agency vehicle for this program.
Two positions to serve : Atlantic/ Cape May and Cumberland/ Gloucester/Salem counties
Bilingual Spanish speaking qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
Necessary Skills and Abilities •Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently. •Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances. •Must be able to analyze work, set goals, develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently. •Must regularly be able to see, speak and hear. •Frequently required to stand, sit, walk, bend, use hands and arms and must occasionally lift up to 20 pounds. •Must be sensitive, flexible and responsive to gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other special needs as reflected in the ability to communicate with staff and/or clients. •Assume an active role in agency events. •Provides culturally competent service delivery. •Upholds ethical standards in accordance with Social Work Code of Ethics. •Effectively engages all client populations. •Continually assesses clients’ needs. •Provides appropriate intervention strategies and adjusts services accordingly.
How to Apply –
Visit our Careers site at www.acendahealth.org/careers/
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required. Must have State of New Jersey RN license in good standing. In addition, must have use of an insured and registered vehicle, and must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 12345
About Acenda Integrated Health
Acenda is an integrated health care organization dedicated to industry-leading prevention, treatment and wellness services compassionately delivered to ensure that every individual, family and community achieves their greatest potential.