Dignity Health Coordinator Family Services in LOS ANGELES, California

Overview

Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Family Services Coordinator's responsibilities include conducting family assessments, developing individualized family plans, implementing weekly in-home child development activities, and providing referrals, advocacy, support, and case management for a caseload of approximately twelve pregnant women and children, ages 0-3 years. This position will require flexibility with respect to responsibilities as the program evolves over a five-year funding period.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in child development, social work, psychology, human development, or a related field.

  • Ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.

  • Experience working with low-income families and families from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with an ethnically diverse population.

  • Familiarity with the effects of domestic violence and parental alcohol and/or other drug abuse on family health, parenting, and general functioning.

  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.

  • Experience in making home visits to low-income families.

  • Knowledge of child abuse and negligence and reporting.

  • Skill in organizing and maintaining accurate records.

  • Skill in writing to articulate concepts and ideas in notes and reports.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish speaking skills preferred.

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Job ID 2018-52597

Employment Type Full Time

Department Early Head Start Yr8

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility California Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day

Location LOS ANGELES

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon - Fri 8 -5