Job Opportunity Update: Healthier Moms and Babies – Registered Nurse and Social Worker

Fort Wayne Medical Education Program (FWMEP)/Healthier Moms and Babies (HMB) is accepting applications for two positions:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Social Worker

Registered Nurse

Under the general supervision of the HMB Manager the RN provides health education and case management services to low-income, high-risk pregnant women in Allen County, visiting them in their homes from as early in pregnancy as possible, with a goal of improving the outcome of pregnancies and reducing infant mortality.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing OR RN diploma required. Current Indiana Registered Nurse licensure required. Must have current valid Driver’s License. Minimum two (2) years’ experience required. Case Management, preferably with home visits, experience with maternal child health; familiarity with local social service delivery network preferred. Previous experience in case management, home health, maternal child health or other work directly related to the mission of Healthier Moms and Babies preferred.
  • Knowledge of pregnancy, labor and delivery, infancy, of community agencies and social service network, ability to work with diverse cultures and a willingness to make home visits.
  • Demonstrates integrity in all situations and interactions; has the ability to develop trusting, collaborative, professional relationships with coworkers, clients, and community collaborators.
  • Able to communicate clearly, concisely, and in a tactful, professional manner. Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation, and pro-active behavior.
  • Must have superior conflict resolution and/or mediation skills. Must have organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple and diverse clients concurrently.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook, Office, and Excel required. Experience with and a good understanding of Medicare/Medicaid insurance preferred.

This is a grant funded position. The position will continue as long as external funding continues. To view this career opportunity and to apply, go to www.fwmep.edu.

Social Worker

Fort Wayne Medical Education Program (FWMEP)/Healthier Moms and Babies (HMB) is accepting applications for the position of a Social Worker. Within Healthier Moms and Babies and reporting to the Manager, the social worker provides health education and case management services to low-income, high-risk pregnant women in Allen County, visiting them in their homes from as early in pregnancy as possible, with a goal of improving the outcome of pregnancies and reducing infant mortality.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Behavioral Science, Social Work or Human Services. Education focus or education minor on drug addiction, alcohol addiction, education, counseling, psychology, child development, family intervention, therapeutic techniques, preferred.
  • Must have current valid Driver’s License. Minimum of two years’ experience required.
  • Case Management, preferably with home visits, experience with maternal child health; familiarity with local social service delivery network preferred. Previous experience in case management, home health, maternal child health or other work directly related to the mission of Healthier Moms and Babies preferred. Knowledge of pregnancy, labor and delivery, infancy, of community agencies and social service network, ability to work with diverse cultures and a willingness to make home visits.
  • Demonstrates integrity in all situations and interactions; has the ability to develop trusting, collaborative, professional relationships with coworkers, clients, and community collaborators. Able to communicate clearly, concisely, and in a tactful, professional manner. Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation, and pro-active behavior.
  • Demonstrates organizational skills, performs accurate work and shares accurate information relevant to the organization. Must have superior listening skills, written and verbal communication skills, and presentation skills. Must have superior conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
  • Computer skills including and Microsoft Word and the ability to learn to use client database required. Experience with and knowledge of Medicaid preferred. This is a grant funded position.

 

The position will continue as long as external funding continues. To view this career opportunity and to apply, go to www.fwmep.edu.

 

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