Careers

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies is always looking for skilled individuals to join our team. We are a dynamic, culturally diverse non-profit agency serving Palm Beach County. We seek highly motivated candidates who have a passion for helping women and families in need. HMHB considers our employees to be our greatest resource and we pride ourselves on providing a supportive work environment with sensitivity to employees’ needs to balance work and family.

Career opportunities are listed below. To submit your resume for consideration, please email us.

Maternal Wellness Coordinator - Part Time- Bilingual Preferred

Preferred Credentials/Licenses:  State of Florida Clinical License required (LMHC, LCSW, LMFT)
Carrying Professional Liability Insurance preferred.

Job Summary

This position is accountable for successfully implementing the program model, goals and desired outcomes, including achieving process and access to services objectives.

The position provides clinical expertise, assists in clinical decisions that benefit clients being served by the agency. Leads Individual or group clinical reflective supervision with front line staff. Provides direct client services that include risk assessment, crisis intervention and linkage to appropriate services. The position requires being available for home visits.  Work flexible hours to accommodate clients’ needs. Local travel required.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop and implement a strategy to properly assess the mental health needs of clients, and identifies the level of intervention for pregnant women in need of mental health.
  • Develop, implement and facilitate a process working with internal programs and external programs whereby clients effectively obtain needed services.
  • Develop protocols to provide crisis intervention, and de-escalation techniques in mental health.
  • Develop and implements Maternal Mental Health trainings and presentations for health professionals and community at large to effectively educate targeted audiences about Maternal Mental Health and services available.
  • Actively participates in case staffing with agency staff or other agencies in the Healthy Beginnings system of care.
  • Build partnerships and promotes flow of communication among partners to ultimately provide clients with appropriate services.
  • Coordinates and facilitates maternal mental health groups with diverse populations.
  • Assess and analyze services and access barriers in Palm Beach County and bring to the attention of Senior Leadership.
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and self regulates in changing and stressful situations.
  • Prioritizes and manages time and resources and meets deadlines.
  • Effectively monitors program performance to ensure outcomes are being met.
  • Develop reporting and ensure that program meets grant/funder requirements, and ensure all related reports are complete and timely.
  • Attends pertinent meetings and trainings related to the position and as deemed by Senior Leadership. 

Knowledge & Skills:
Problem solving, critical thinking and strong verbal and written communication skills. Teaching, platform and presentation skills necessary. Leadership, initiative and teamwork. Ability to relate to and communicate with a diverse community and population. Flexibility and creativity are required in order to effectively perform job duties. Knowledge of maternal mental health and community resources is required. Computer skills required for reporting and communication purposes. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.

Experience Required:

  • Strong background in clinical assessment and therapeutic interventions with pregnant and postpartum women.
  • Experience providing reflective clinical supervisions and platform teaching.
  • Experience in techniques and methods of facilitating groups.
  • Experience navigating and linking clients to community services
  • ?Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work in various roles and settings and capacities while respecting boundaries in each role.  

Educational Requirements: 
Master’s degree is required from and accredited university in social work, psychology, mental health or related social services field and clinical license in the State of Florida or a Registered Intern.

Service Coordinator - Bilingual/Biliterate English/Spanish

Duties:

  • Links clients to available financial payer sources.
  • Strategizes and prioritizes accordingly to achieve the required number of monthly intakes.
  • Conducts prenatal follow-ups including psychosocial assessment; providing prenatal education/information and giving appropriate referrals for other needed resources and services.
  • Promotes early and continual prenatal care, stressing the importance of following immunization schedule and the self sufficiency of parents.
  • Responsible for maintaining established quantity and quality standards.
  • Ensures that all clients’ records are accurate, current and updated on a regular basis.
  • Ensure referrals as well as closures have been appropriately linked and documented within the database system and agency data function.
  • Provides client education based upon the intake.
  • Establish and maintain a collaborative relationship throughout the agency as well as with the provider network including medical, nursing, mental health, and social services staff.
  •  Documents and records provided client services in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Incumbent is required to be flexible in providing needed coverage for other designated locations.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of maternal & child issues and community resources.
  • Ability to interface effectively with a diverse population.
  • Professional social work documentation and time management skills.
  • Computer skills including Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent Bilingual skills; both verbal and written communication required.
  • Ability to be flexible with regards to work location and work schedule including periodic work on Saturdays.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license, have an acceptable driving record, carry minimum auto insurance as required by state law, and provide own transportation.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of one continuous year experience working in case management/care coordination is required. Experience working with pregnant woman/teens is preferred.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or Criminal Justice.
     

CenteringPregnancy Facilitator

This position is responsible for facilitating client’s access to prenatal care by planning, designing and providing prenatal education following the Centering model and curriculum. Contributes to the implementation of activities needed to achieve the program’s desired outcomes to increase the birth of healthy babies and promote healthy families.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Plan and prepare group prenatal care sessions, including utilizing audio-visual resources, written materials and other relevant group activities.
  • Provide prenatal care education to all identified clients.
  • Accurately and timely complete all programmatic paper work, including system’s documentation, client evaluations and program reports.
  • Actively research and recruit expert guest speakers to enhance group discussions.
  • Assist with program evaluation and research activities.
  • Enhance knowledge base through reading relevant and current materials as it relates to prenatal education, childbirth and breastfeeding. Attend relevant conferences and seminars that will add value to the program.
  • Interfaces effectively with the medical providers and medical office staff including assisting with non-medical procedures and language interpreting when necessary.
  • Assist in the promotion and marketing of the centering program including assisting with outreach efforts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of adult learning principles.
  • Knowledge of pregnancy, childbirth and maternal/child health issues.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Presentation and public speaking.
  • Ability to relate effectively well with teens and adults.
  • Organizational and time management skills, including organizing and scheduling
  • Flexibility and creativity to effectively perform job duties
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook.

Experience Required

  • A minimum of two years experience working in maternal/child health education.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education or other health related field. Childbirth education preferred.

Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies does not discriminate against employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State law. The agency will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

To apply, please send your resume to vpinto@hmhbpbc.org and indicate the job position you are applying for in the subject line. 

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