Open Position: Case Manager

Jan 31, 2017  •   Written by Jerail Fennell   •  no comments

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is accepting applications for a case manager position with the Magnolia Project.

The Magnolia Case Manager will function as an integral part of the preconception and inter-connectional case management team integrating poor birth outcomes prevention and intervention activities to support childbearing women ages 15-44.

Resumes and cover letters should be e-mailed to resume@nefhsc.org.

Objectives: To provide case management services to clients who are eligible for assistance through the Magnolia Project.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in the field of maternal child health or social science preferred. Will substitute 5 years professional experience in direct service, social services, mental health, maternal and child heal or related field.

  • Knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high risk populations
  • Experience working with persons in crisis.
  • Good documentation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport.
  • To motivate others towards achieving goals.
  • Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task oriented, non judgmental, open person qualities, clear sense of boundaries.
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both clients and fellow employees.
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle and provide own transportation.

Responsibilities:

1) Coordinate pre-conceptional and inter-conceptional services high risk women.
2) Provide psychosocial counseling and support as needed.
3) Utilize selected standardized curriculum and intervention and document activities.
4) Assess pre-conceptional risk and develop specific risk reduction goals/activities and link participant to preventative services.
5) Ensure that a compressive Lifecourse Reproductive Plan is developed for each participant that also includes strengthening the family’s resilience.
6) Link male partners of enrolled women to the Male Responsibility group activities and individual program services.

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