Loading...

CHOP EMPLOYEE? SEARCH FOR JOBS HERE.

Home Visitor - 51320

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

LOC_KARABOTS-Care Network-Karabots Req ID: 71235

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Functions as a member of a support team for Early Head Start Program families (approximately 300 people, including expectant parents and infants, toddlers, and their parents/primary caregivers). Assists Child Development  & Mental Health Manager in the coordination of the Home Visiting Unit by coordinating group socializations, attending Family Review Team Meetings and supporting all program efforts to meet HS Program Standards.  Provides direct services to expectant parents, infants, toddlers and their families by: partnering with families to complete ongoing developmental and sensory screenings; facilitating families in participating in developmentally appropriate activities that promote development in all developmental domains during weekly home visits and bi-monthly parent/child socialization groups; identifying and providing families appropriate information, referrals and linkages regarding child development, health and wellness and community resources; and documenting all interactions with families in an accurate, complete and timely manner.  Provides reflective leadership of home visitors on team.  Coordinates and provides team coverage for home visitors. Supports effective collaboration, cooperation and partnership of their team, families, coworkers, managers, Policy Council members, volunteers, students, and community organizations.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Provides direct services to expectant parents, infants, toddlers and their families by: partnering with families to complete ongoing developmental and sensory screenings; facilitating families in participating in developmentally appropriate activities that promote development in all developmental domains during weekly home visits and bi-monthly parent/child socialization groups; identifying and providing families appropriate information, referrals and linkages regarding child development, health and wellness and community resources; and documenting all interactions with families in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
  2. Assists the Child Development  & Mental Health Manager in the coordination of the Home Visiting Unit by coordinating bi-monthly group socializations, overseeing design and completion of unit bulletin boards, attending Family Review Team Meetings,  supporting all program efforts to meet HS Program Standards and completing special projects as assigned.
  3. Provides reflective leadership of home visitors on team by conducting monthly team coordination meetings, individual mentoring sessions and home visit observations.
  4. Coordinates and provides team coverage for home visits to ensure responsibilities for home visits and parent-child groups during staff absences are met.
  5. Supports the ongoing, effective collaboration, cooperation and partnership of their team, families, coworkers, managers, Policy Council members, volunteers, students, and community organizations.
  6. Performs other related duties as needed to assist other EHS staff, and other CHOP staff, and the Policy Council, in the operations of the program.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
None
Required Education and Experience
  • Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Special Education from an accredited college or university required.
  • Two (2) years experience working with young children ages birth to 36 months old, in a variety of group and/or family settings, including family child care, center and/or home-based programming required
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
  • One (1) year of relevant experience with birth to 5 year olds with disabilities preferred.
  • A combination of relevant professional, volunteer/community experience will be considered.
  • Prefer experience in an inclusive child care and/or other ECE settings, and working with birth to 36-month olds with disabilities.
  • Prefer experience working with expectant families, families of diverse backgrounds, parent-child interaction sessions and groups, teenage parents, parents involved with the Child Welfare system, and parents impacted by substance abuse and other mental health problems.
  • CDA and/or other ECE training experience also preferred.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish and English/ASL) and experience preferred.
Additional Technical Requirements
  • Training in family centered care for infants and toddlers at environmental, biological, established risk, particularly infants and toddlers at risk for or delayed in social-emotional development.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.  Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

 

 

CHOP EMPLOYEE? SEARCH FOR JOBS HERE.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Medical, Patient Care, Counseling, Behavioral Health, Environmental Health & Safety, Healthcare