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Perinatal Care Coordination Specialist - Marie Reed

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Community of Hope
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Washington, DC
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Published 8 days ago

Position Summary

The Perinatal Care Coordination Specialist is responsible for providing short term care coordination and support services to postpartum clients participating in the Healthy Start program. In your day to day role you will be responsible for developing individual care plans, coordinating appropriate referrals and linkages to other support services, conducting assessments and ensuring appropriate follow up, timely data entry, and fostering relationships with the community and other social agencies and programs through outreach activities. This is a full –time position. 


Highlighted Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruits program participants from CHRC and the FHBC and other locations with Wards 5, 7, and 8; 
  • Assists patients in setting short and long term goals following delivery; 
  • Provides telephone and/or face to face care coordination services with families on caseload, at regularly scheduled intervals depending on risk. 
  • Administers postpartum depression screening and other assessment tools, at indicated intervals, refers for follow up behavioral health care services when needed; 
  • Facilitates individual and group on site health education with participants; 
  • Conducts outreach, educating the community on COH prenatal services and promoting COH program; 
  • Provides referrals to community resources when necessary, including housing, job training program; 
  • Enters data accurately and timely into the salesforce system and medical records (eCW) regarding care plans, referrals, assessments, and completion of services and referrals ,mental health supports, etc. 


 Minimum Qualifications

  • A.A. or B.A in Human Servicers field (social work, early childhood education, family studies, or psychology) preferred or equivalent professional experience required. 
  • At least 2 years’ experience in public health and/or nonprofit sector, working with underserved populations; 
  • Experience with providing health education and promotion to ‘at risk populations’. Reproductive health background preferred; 
  • Familiarity with Medical Assistance system and community resources; 
  • Demonstrated cultural competence with communicating with low income, culturally-diverse populations; 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Ability to work with computers and electronic health records. 
  • Spanish or Amharic speaking preferred. 


Position Summary

The Perinatal Care Coordination Specialist is responsible for providing short term care coordination and support services to postpartum clients participating in the Healthy Start program. In your day to day role you…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 9, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required

Benefits

We offer great benefits including

  • Medical Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield; 
  • Dental Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield; 
  • Vision Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield; 
  • Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance; 
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan; 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursable expenses; 
  • Transportation pre-tax payroll deduction for metro; 
  • Generous paid vacation leave, sick leave and holidays; 
  • Tuition Reimbursement for graduate studies;

And much more! 

We offer great benefits including

  • Medical Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield; 
  • Dental Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield; 
  • Vision Plans through CareFirst…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish or Amharic

Spanish or Amharic

Location

On-site
Washington, DC, USA

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