Dignity Health Coordinator Family Services in LOS ANGELES, California
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.
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.
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
Location LOS ANGELES
Standard Hours Mon - Fri 8 -5