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Bilingual Resource Specialist

CLASSIFICATION:  Full-Time

LOCATION: Irvington, New Jersey

WORK HOURS: 37.5 hours /week

SALARY: $50,000

JOB SUMMARY: Coordinate evidence-based home visitation services and other perinatal health care services through the CNJ LINKS system. Maintain data systems and provide feedback to referring agencies and the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Using assessment and referral data, determine a woman’s needs, including perinatal health care, prevention education, behavioral health, social issues and family support, financial needs, and eligibility for public assistance
  • Implement triage criteria for linkage to appropriate services, including outreach for clients without telephones, initial assessment if a referral is incomplete, prenatal care, preconception/interconception care, primary care, and home visiting
  • Attend community events during the work week and weekends.
  • Provide links to home visitation programs, including Healthy Families/TIP, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents As Teachers, Early Head Start, and all other models that may be in place in the county.
  • Implement coordination to ensure that there is no duplication of services and that resources are maximized
  • Maintain data tracking systems and reports.
  • Conduct site visits at appropriate centers/clinic locations.
  • Handle other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate degree in public health, Sociology, or related field
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish/Creole) preferred
  • Two years of social service experience and computer literacy required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail is required
  • A high level of familiarity with Union County health and social service resources is required

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

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