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Fatherhood Specialist

Company: Charles Drew Health Center
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The Fatherhood Specialist is responsible for overseeing all case management/care coordination services for Fathers enrolled in CDHC programs including but not limited to Omaha Healthy Start and Healthy Marriages and Responsible Fathers Initiative. POSITION-SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in partnership with the CDHC clinical staff and OHS Program Staff to support Father's needs/goals,
  • In partnership with the CDHC Engagement Team, coordinate the development of monthly outreach plans that identify a variety of community locations and opportunities with health and social service organizations, churches, businesses, and community events for the purpose of program participant recruitment in the Douglas County project area;
  • Utilize the existing health and social services organizations serving families in North/Northeast Omaha, for the purpose of initiating client referrals;
  • Develop and maintain a Fatherhood Resource Directory that highlights available services for fathers;
  • Screen for eligibility for entitlement programs and facilitate referrals to designated CDHC staff for enrollment;
  • Maintain a collaborative working relationship with CDHC medical/health and behavioral health professionals providing education and direct services to fathers participating in the case management care coordination service;
  • Must be willing to conduct home visits within the home environment;
  • Input data and documentation for case files in to administrative dataset, per OHS reporting guidelines and expectations;
  • Provide assistance as needed in preparing monthly performance indicator reports for OHS;
  • Provide monthly data reports to the OHS Program Manager;
  • All other duties as assigned. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Education: Bachelor's degree in social work or human services preferred. A minimum of (2) years experience working in a community based setting in the area of health and human services, family support, case management, consumer advocacy, customer relations or related experience.
    • Certification: Adult and Infant CPR;
    • Experience: Experience in working effectively with a multi-disciplinary medical, social service, behavioral health team; experience working with diverse racial and ethnic groups in a community- based setting;
    • Expertise: Must have excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills, knowledge of available community based medical, social services, behavioral health, faith-based and legal services needed; must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills, knowledge of project target area; must be proficient in use of pc; must be able to work effectively with limited supervision and capable of working cooperatively as a member of a self-directed work team; must be multi-tasked, flexible and capable of interfacing appropriately with a diverse participant population and a professionally diverse community resource team.
    • Language: English as a primary language.
    • Hours of Work: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., some evenings and weekends
    • Travel: Must be willing to travel in and out of state; must possess valid State of Nebraska driver's license and own mode of transportation.
    • Exposure: While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee occasionally is exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Additionally, the employee may occasionally be exposed to blood borne and other hazardous chemicals. Finally, the noise level in the work environment can occasionally be quite loud. In all cases personal protective equipment will be provided to the employee in combination with adequate ventilation and other engineering controls to minimize the risk of exposure or other hazardous occurrence.
    • Physical: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with special challenges to perform these essential functions.

Keywords: Charles Drew Health Center, Omaha , Fatherhood Specialist, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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