Maternal Case Manager
SGA Youth &Family Services

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Post Date: Nov 01, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 32,000-36,000
Location: US - Illinois - Chicago
Job Reference: 620240
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Description
Description
Facilitates and encourages adequate prenatal, inter-conceptional, and pediatric health care utilization among Healthy Start participants and their children.
Closely coordinates services for participants with medical personnel.
Builds working relationships with prenatal, inter-conception, and pediatric participants through caring, support, and empathy.
Provides home-based services to women and infants/children to provide health education, breastfeeding/lactation support, doula services, and other case management-related activities.
Screens and refers for substance abuse and postpartum depression treatment as indicated.
Teaches inter-conceptional participants about family planning.
Teaches prenatal participants about child development and skills to enhance child development and provides development screening according to programmatic guidelines.
Provides screening for domestic violence and substance abuse and makes referrals as appropriate.
Promotes “Back to Sleep” and encourages/tracks immunizations for infants/children.
Collaborates with the Healthy Start Team Members to meet the Program’s Qualitative and Quantitative Goals.
Facilitates access to health services.
Works collaboratively with the Healthy Start outreach/educators and other community medical providers, and licensed practical nurse.
Maintains participant family records as required by the agency and program standards.
Compiles and enters statistical data as required by the Program and agency.
Provides data and information that will assist in program reporting.
Collaborates with Community Resources for the benefit of participant families and the program and refers and advocates for participant families at appropriate community resources.
Informs the Healthy Start Team of resources available to community families.
Develops a consistent schedule to visit with participants with frequency determined by risk level.
Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft products including but not limited to excel, PowerPoint, word, etc.
Links participants with educational, training, and employment programs.
Assists participant family in the development and implementation of a Family Support Plan.
Other job duties as assigned.


Skills
Education:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.


Experience:

Experience working with parents.