Spanish Language Community Health Worker, InCK Program
"A Caring Coach Helping Families Meet Their Goals in Well-Being."
Why the Children and Family Health Institute for you?
As a VNAHG employee, you’ll not only be joining a winning organization, but one that will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.
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The Children and Family Health Institute of the VNA Health Group provides a multitude of community health services. From pediatric home care and early intervention programs to prenatal care, primary care, and dental health, the Children and Family Health Institute at Visiting Nurse Association Health Group supports people of all ages with more than 20 programs and services. We strive for every child and family in New Jersey to be happy and healthy by linking vital community resources to those who need them.
Each year, more than 54,000 parents and children rely on the Children and Family Health Institute to access the care and services they need to achieve their best level of health and well-being.
The Spanish language Community Health Worker will help familiesin Ocean County identify strengths and challenges and carry out the Goals of the Integrated Care Plan(ICP).
Drawing on a strong network of NJ InCK partners and using new technology for communicating and making referrals, they will ensure the children/youth are connected to appropriate Core Child Services including physical and behavioral health care, child care and preschool, school delivered services, maternal child health programs, food and housing supports, legal services, and the child welfare system as needed. Community Health Workers are intended to be familiar with the geographic area to which they are assigned and to have cultural affiliations and in some cases language capacities that allow them to best serve the families and youth with whom they work.
The ideal candidate for the Spanish language Community Health Worker will have the following qualifications:
The VNA Health Group is an equal opportunity employer.
Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Working indoors at VNA locations and with travel to community locations to meet families/youth and providers of Core Child Services. Occasional participation in community events that may be held out of doors.
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Access Center Specialist's position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of experience, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position.
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