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.

OUTREACH EDUCATOR

Job Summary

This position responsibility is to strategically identify and target at-risk communities to identify pregnant women who lack the resources to receive early and consistent prenatal care. The program has an impact on accomplishing our agency goal - 100% of pregnant women in Palm Beach County receive early and consistent prenatal care. Educate the community by making a correlation on how the importance of early and consistent prenatal care leads to healthy births which then leads to a healthier community.   Reduce the number of women who receive inadequate prenatal care and eliminate variations among groups in access to such services.  Reduce low birthweight babies in Palm Beach by being committed to locating and linking all pregnant women into prenatal care, particularly the women who receive inadequate prenatal care and those at greater than average risk of a low birth-weight delivery. Expand our education to the community and system of prenatal care individual interventions that can help reduce the risk of low birthweight and infant mortality.

Local travel required.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement innovative outreach plan to identify pregnant women in the community and refer to prenatal care coordination services.
  • Maintain strategic key community partnerships and cultivate new relationships throughout the county in an effort to expand outreach activities and increase the number of client referrals.
  • Coordinate a variety of outreach activities; public education events, offer presentations on the importance of early and consistent prenatal care and fetal development.
  • Work closely with HMHB partner agencies to expand the reach of Healthy Beginnings services to the broader community about related community resources.
  • Conduct outreach activities or attend networking events during traditional and non-traditional hours including evenings/weekends.
  • Maintain documentation of outreach contacts and activities to schedule intake appointment, complete accurate and timely reports, including monthly reports, inputting outreach activities in agency data system, time sheets, mileage, reimbursement requests and any other required paperwork on or before deadlines.
  • Assist as needed with other program, agency and funder responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of working with diverse populations.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to utilize internet and complete accurate data entry.
  • Skill in public speaking with the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and accurately, orally and in writing with various individuals and groups.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community groups, parents, civic associations, and the general public as necessitated by the work.

Experience Required

  • Ability to participate in development of visual and educational materials.
  • Marketing/sales
  • Outreach experience with diverse populations
  • One year working in human/social services or customer service fields.

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

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.

This description reflects the major functions of the job.  The employee is expected to perform these and other job duties assigned.  Additions, deletions or changes may be made to this position at any time without prior notice.

COMMUNITY LIAISON

Job Summary

This position is accountable for the successful implementing of the program model, goals and desired outcomes. The position serves as liaison to community providers to increase consumer participation in the Healthy Start risk screening. The liaison is responsible for the promotion of the Healthy Start Prenatal Risk Screening Programthrough building and maintaining relationships with prenatal care providers within Palm Beach County. Local travel required.

Position Description and Responsibilities

  • Serves as agency and program representative to prenatal providers on behalf of the prenatal risk screen in order to identify and resolve issues related to the screening process. 
  • Implements strategies to increase the rate of participation in the Healthy Start prenatal risk screening. Provides training on the prenatal risk screening and processes to a variety of relevant audiences. Facilitates corrections of prenatal risk screens and forwards to appropriate entities to decrease the number of errors on the prenatal risk screens. 
  • Promotes program with prenatal care providers by meeting with and training appropriate medical staff, administrators and other relevant audiences 
  • Maintain accurate and updated records of providers in the county and keeps record of all key stakeholders in the community.
  • Provides monthly activity report and other data and program analysis as requested. Complete paperwork and data collection as needed programmatically and administratively. 
  • Attends community and other relevant events, trainings, and meetings that impact the achievement of the program objectives. 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • “People person” personality type; affable, social, genuine, pleasant disposition
  • Skilled in public relations
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Effective at building and maintaining positive working relationships 
  • Skilled at teaching and coaching adults
  • Skilled at encouraging and motivating people
  • Ability to listen and effectively evaluate issues, and resolve problems related to screening
  • Skilled at questioning and interacting with others with goal of encouraging compliance with screening
  • Interacting effectively with people at different levels, from front desk staff to physicians
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to organize self and prioritize tasks
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite; Ability to utilize internet and complete accurate data entry
  • Ability to plan, organize and successfully execute work assignments and projects
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and manage time effectively to meet established timelines for work completion.  

Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the Healthy Start prenatal risk screening forms and Healthy Start Standards and Guidelines
  • Knowledge of maternal child issues, and comfort with data collection and analysis
  • Ability to work traditional and non-traditional hours

Experience Required

  • One year experience in marketing, sales or public relations including public speaking responsibilities. One year experience in maternal child health, education, or related setting. 

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in education, public relations, public health, social work, or related field.  Master’s Degree preferred, but not required.

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.

This description reflects the major functions of the job.  The employee is expected to perform these and other job duties assigned.  Additions, deletions or changes may be made to this position at any time without prior notice.

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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