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Bilingual Nurse Home Visitor

LOCATION: Hybrid/Newark, NJ

CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time/Exempt- 37.5 hours/week

ANNUAL SALARY: $75-80K *signing bonus*

JOB SUMMARY:

The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to parents and their families eligible for the NFP program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice, case management and care coordination, adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey. The NHV provides home visits to parents eligible for the NFP Programs (low-income, first-time birthing parents and their families, from early pregnancy up to 2 years of age), adheres to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation.  Nurse home visitors report to the NFP Nurse Supervisor. This position is required to attend education sessions in Denver, CO to learn the NFP model and guidelines.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provide in-person home visitation to eligible families and carries a case load of up to 25 clients
  • Completes all required NFP education including Dyadic Assessment of Naturalistic Caregiver-Child Experiences (DANCE) training, and PIPE: Partners in Parenting Education.
  • Develops therapeutic relationships, utilize concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with families in a home visiting environment.
  • Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP Model Elements and NFP Visit-to-Visit guidelines and maintains appropriate, thorough, timely and compliant documentation on visits into an electronic data base.
  • Follows nursing process in implementing NFP into nursing practice.
  • Assess physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of parent and their families as they relate to the NFP domains.
  • Assists parent and their families in establishing goals and outcomes; provide education, support and referral resources in attaining goals; evaluate clients’ progress and plan home visits in accordance with clients’ goals and NFP outcomes.
  • Consults and collaborates with other professionals involved in providing services to families.
  • Formulates nursing diagnosis based on nursing assessment and client goals.
  • Actively engages in professional development to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
  • Meets with NFP Nurse Supervisor weekly for clinical supervision.
  • Utilizes reflective practice in supervisory sessions.
  • Schedules joint home visits with NFP Nurse Supervisor every four months.
  • Attends and participate in bi-weekly case conferences and team meetings.
  • Provides information to support staff for timely and accurate data input to the NFP performance management system.
  • Participates in review and analysis of reports for achievements and areas for improvement.
  • Participates in quality improvement efforts.
  • Maintains confidentiality.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing required.
  • Current New Jersey RN license (in good standing) required.
  • Current CPR required.
  • Two years experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual language skills in English/Spanish or Arabic/English required.
  • Able to work independently and manage client visit schedule to meet program visit requirements.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills and basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

Special Considerations

  • Requires a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel within the region.
  • Able to travel by air to Denver, CO for all face-to-face education session(s).
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time and drive long distances.
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
  • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

    All PMCH employees must comply with the guidelines of PMCH’s Immunization Policy.

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