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Maternity Care Coalition
Since 1980, Maternity Care Coalition has assisted more than 140,000 families throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, focusing particularly on neighborhoods with high rates of poverty, infant mortality, health disparities, and changing immigration patterns. We know a family’s needs change as they go through the pregnancy and their child’s first years, and we offer a range of services and programs for every step along the way. The mission of Maternity Care Coalition is to improve the health and well-being of pregnant women and parenting families and enhance school readiness for children 0-3 years old.
- Generous SIGN-ON Bonus
- Language proficiency compensation
- Three (3) weeks paid vacation, plus One (1) week paid Winter Break
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary & Supplemental Life Insurance through CIGNA
- Cafeteria Plan through Benefit Wallet: FSA and Commuter plans
The HFA Case Manager is responsible for providing home-based (client-centered and strength-based) services to pregnant women and parenting families with children 0-3 years old. Services include presenting evidence-based health education, parenting education, child development education, and activities. Case management services consist of completing assessments, facilitating referrals, and other beneficial support services.
- Provides intensive case management services including assessments, referrals, and follow-up to at-risk pregnant women and parenting families through routine home, office visits, and regular phone contact.
- Supports clients in planning for their own health and social service needs by assisting clients in identifying goals.
- Ability to assess and support parent-children engagement.
- Uses reflective strategies to support family-wellbeing and partnerships.
- Learns about and collaborates with community resources needed by clients.
- Conducts health promotion activities by providing evidence-based health education, disseminating educational literature, and distributing disease prevention materials (condoms) to clients.
- Provides strength-based, culturally informed parenting support and education through the use of an evidence-informed curriculum
- Ensures timely scheduling of prenatal, postpartum, well-child, and early intervention appointments.
- Assists in organizing client meetings, parenting groups, and other socialization events.
- Facilitates/Co-facilitates community health and parenting education groups
- Attends community meetings, health fairs and represents MCC as requested by the Program Coordinator.
- Keeps careful records of all client, family, and provider contacts made and follows up as necessary. Keeps accurate records of services received by clients.
- Routinely uses MCC client database and other computer systems including e-mail, Internet, and Microsoft Office.
- Attends orientation and ongoing training sessions on maternal and child health, child abuse, accessing resources (medical care, therapeutic services, public benefits, housing), mental health, substance abuse, parenting support interventions and cultural humility (out of state travel may be required)
- Meets with Program Coordinator weekly for reflective supervision.
- Ensures confidentiality of client records, sharing pertinent information only with the client’s written and/or verbal approval.
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