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1st Five Site Coordinator

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Full-time

Salary: $51,000.00 to $58,000.00 /year


FAMILY, Inc.,

Everyday FAMILY, Inc.’s mission driven employees set out to ensure all children learn, grow, and develop to realize their full potential. Our team does this by empowering families to build a strong foundation and healthy future through education, advocacy, support, and community connection. Are you looking to be an important part of making a difference in your community?

As the 1st Five Site Coordinator, you’ll enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package while using your proven leadership abilities to develop external relationships and educate high-level professionals while managing the 1st Five Healthy Development Initiative.

FAMILY, Inc. is growing! If you’re looking for an organization with strong cultural values and a commitment to empowering families, its community and its employees, this could be for you.

This position is for you, if…

· You thrive at developing and cultivating external relationships with stake holders such as primary care providers and local human services providers.

· You have a strong passion for the healthy development of children ages zero to five.

· You have the ability to promote and develop knowledge regarding social determinates of health within the community.

· You’re confident in your abilities to lead a team, manage staffing levels and meet grant requirements.

· You have at minimum a bachelor’s degree in a Public Health or related field.

As the 1st Five Site Coordinator you will…

· Oversee all project activities related to 1st Five Healthy Mental Development Program.

· Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the Iowa Department of Public Health. Project activities include these priority areas:

o Develop responsive relationships with primary care providers, physicians other stakeholders.

o Educate and create pathways for local primary care providers to provide 1st Five developmental surveillance and screening.

o Form a coalition of stakeholders, including physicians, public service providers, educators, parents, and other community members engaged in making sure children develop appropriately.

o Promote knowledge regarding social determinants of health within the community.

o Develop on going knowledge of available community resources, intervention services, mental health services and other public service providers in the service areas.

o Work with other agencies to improve coordination and delivery of services around early identification of medical and mental health problems for children.

· Complete annual grant application (including budget), activity reports, and year-end reports with data and analysis of program effectiveness on a regular basis to the Director of Public Health Services and present findings as requested.

· Lead and motivate the project team and monitor project activities and project expenditure.

· Determine adequacy of staffing to meet all required grant objectives.

· Provide weekly reflective supervision and coaching to a staff of various backgrounds and experience.

· Actively participate in a multidisciplinary team to promote interagency collaboration in planning, implementation, and continuous quality improvement.

· Meet all documentation and productivity standards as identified by the agency. Ensure the completion of case documentation, as required by agency and grant sources. Maintain confidentiality of all families and staff.

· Seek opportunities to enhance one’s own professional knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to one’s current position and/or to prepare for potential future roles and overall career development.

· Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested.

You’ll need to have…

· A Bachelor’s degree with public health experience.

· An understanding and commitment to the agency mission.

· The ability to communicate appropriately verbally and in writing with clients, staff, health care providers, referral sources, funding sources and other community resources.

· The capacity to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team while leading and motivating others.

· The ability to provide services to diverse communities and families.

· Respect for and sensitivity to the needs and rights of others, including those with differing cultural, racial, sexual or ethnic identities.

· A Driver’s License and personal vehicle that can travel throughout Pottawattamie and Mills Counties. *Must maintain current driver’s license and auto insurance coverage within the limits specified by FAMILY’s liability insurance carrier.

· The ability to work flexible hours, which include weekends and/or evening

· The ability to pass background checks, drug tests, and any other examination required by federal law and/or the State of Iowa.

Bonus points if you have…

· Master’s degree in social work, nursing, or public health.

· 4+ years of experience working in the public health sector with a focus on families with young children.

· Experience in public health, home visiting, early childhood, parent support, and/or dyadic work with women, children and families.

· Knowledge of community resources.

For consideration please click on the apply button to submit your cover letter and resume/CV.

FAMILY, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Public Health Support Specialist

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Full-time

Salary: $36,000.00 to $41,000.00 /year


FAMILY, Inc.,

Everyday FAMILY, Inc.’s mission driven employees set out to ensure all children learn, grow, and develop to realize their full potential. Our team does this by empowering families to build a strong foundation and healthy future through education, advocacy, support, and community connection. Are you looking to be an important part of making a difference in your community?

As the Public Health Support Specialist, you’ll enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package while using your proven abilities to develop external relationships and educate families on healthy child development and the options available to them.

FAMILY, Inc. is growing! If you’re looking for an organization with strong cultural values and a commitment to empowering families, its community and its employees, this could be for you.

This position is for you, if…

  • You have a strong passion for the healthy development of children ages zero to twenty-one.
  • You have the ability to promote and develop knowledge regarding social determinates of health within the community.
  • You would enjoy educating clients over the phone.

As the Public Health Support Specialist you will…

  • Consult with and educate families regarding the services available through the Care For Kids program and FAMILY
  • Ensure care coordination services for all Medicaid-enrolled children, including:
  • Assist families in finding a local dentist and/or medical provider
  • Provide anticipatory guidance
  • Assist families in finding payment sources for care
  • Assure data entry of services within SignifyCommunity in a timely manner as required by agency and grant sources
  • Support other Public Health department functions including providing and documenting screenings as needed.
  • Actively participate in a multidisciplinary team to promote inter agency collaboration in planning, implementation, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Work within the community to strengthen the public health system, develop partnerships, participate in health planning and needs assessment
  • Meet all documentation and productivity standards as identified by the agency. Ensure the completion of case documentation, as required by agency and grant sources. Maintain confidentiality of all families and staff.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance one’s own professional knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to one’s current position and/or to prepare for potential future roles and overall career development
  • Function independently with minimal supervision
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested.

You’ll need to have…

  • An understanding and commitment to the agency mission.
  • Ability to work at a desk on the computer and phone for full shift.
  • The ability to communicate appropriately verbally and in writing with clients, colleagues, referral sources, funding sources and other community resources.
  • Respect for and sensitivity to the needs and rights of others, including those with differing cultural, racial, sexual or ethnic identities.
  • The ability to work flexible hours, which include weekends and/or evening hours
  • The ability to pass background checks, drug tests, and any other examination required by federal law and/or the State of Iowa.

Bonus points if you have…

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) written and oral proficiency.
  • Experience working in the public health sector with a focus on families and/or children.
  • Knowledge of community resources.

For consideration please click on the apply button to submit your cover letter and resume/CV.

FAMILY, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer