Nurse Home Visitor
The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice, case management and care coordination, adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of Any Baby Can. The NHV provides home visits to women eligible for the NFP Programs (low-income, first-time mothers and their families, from early pregnancy up to 2 years of age), adheres to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation, and carries a case load of 25 clients. Nurse home visitors report to the NFP Nurse Supervisor.
This position is required to attend education sessions in Denver, CO to learn the NFP model and guidelines.
• Completes all required NFP education including Dyadic Assessment of Naturalistic Caregiver-Child Experiences (DANCE) training.
• Develops therapeutic relationships, utilize concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with women and their families in a home visiting environment.
• Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP Model Elements and NFP Visit-to-Visit guidelines and maintains appropriate, thorough, timely, and compliant documentation on visits into an electronic data base.
• Follows nursing process in implementing NFP into nursing practice.
• Assess physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the NFP domains.
• Assists women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes; provide education, support and referral resources in attaining goals; evaluate clients’ progress and plan home visits in accordance with clients’ goals and NFP outcomes.
• Consults and collaborates with other professionals involved in providing services to women and families.
• Formulates nursing diagnosis based on nursing assessment and client goals.
• Actively engages in professional development to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
• Meets with NFP Nurse Supervisor weekly for clinical supervision.
• Utilizes reflective practice in supervisory sessions.
• Schedules joint home visits with NFP Nurse Supervisor every four months.
• Attends and participate in bi-weekly case conferences and team meetings.
• Provides information to support staff for timely and accurate data input to the NFP performance management system.
• Participates in review and analysis of reports for achievements and areas for improvement.
• Participates in quality improvement efforts.
• Maintains confidentiality.
• Documents appropriately into an electronic data base.
• Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
• Perform outreach activities to community agencies in order to facilitate alliances for program promotion and to improve program objectives.
• Develop and maintain community relationships to support client referrals and link clients with community resources that are relevant to their specific needs.
• Accurately assesses own learning needs and develops strategies to meet them.
• Motivated to utilize computer for distance learning.
• Stays informed of current health care developments to provide safe, quality nurse home visiting services.
• Establishes and records progress toward annual goals.
• BSN required.
• Current Texas RN license (in good standing) required.
• Current CPR required.
• Two years recent experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing required.
• Home visiting experience preferred.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Language skills in English and Spanish preferred.
• Able to work independently and manage client visit schedule to meet program visit requirements.
• Possess strong organizational skills.
• Basic computer skills and basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
• Must have a good driving record, Valid Texas driver’s license and insured automobile required.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings.
• Able to travel by air to Denver, CO for all face-to-face education session(s).
Chief Communications Officer
The Chief Communications Officer is responsible for independently managing Any Baby Can Communication efforts. Responsibilities include branding and messaging, print collateral, online communication, media relations, and outreach. The CCO also acts as a member of the Any Baby Can Executive Team, and supervises the Communications Manager in their role.
Branding and Messaging
• Protect, promote, and manage the Any Baby Can brand.
• Monitor use of branding elements by employees and (as possible) external parties providing guidance as needed to ensure proper usage.
• Write talking points and speeches for Executive Team or Board of Directors as needed.
• Lead annual branding and messaging training with staff and Board of Directors with adjunct trainings as needed.
• Manage the design, production, and select distribution of agency print collateral including annual reports, newsletters, brochures, direct mail, client outreach mailings, agency greeting cards, and paper system.
• Manage process for print collateral requests and approval from staff.
• Maintain agency website, including functionality and content.
• Maintain an active social media presence.
• Manage agency listserv; produce and distribute eblasts.
• Provide timely responses to media requests and coordinate agency response, including talking points and client interviews as needed.
• Establish strong media relationships and ensure regular media contact. Maintain up to date media contact lists.
• Coordinate submission of timely press releases and media alerts.
• Develop and implement an agency-wide outreach program, including annual outreach plan.
• Monitor and analyze outreach data to adjust plan as needed to meet outreach goals.
• Maximize branding opportunities through agency outreach.
• Author annual Communications strategic plan.
• Author and manage Communications budget.
• Manage relationships with Communications contractors and vendors.
• Provide agency Communications support as needed.
• Four-year degree with a minimum of seven years management-level experience in marketing, communications, or public relations, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
• Demonstrated skills in brand management, print collateral development, online communication, and media relations.
• Experience with strategic planning, budget management, staff supervision, and contractor/vendor relations.
• Competency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and website management systems.
• Strong written and oral communications skills.
• Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Commitment to team oriented philosophy, as well as ability to work independently.
• Ability to make independent decisions to benefit the Communications health of the agency.
• Willingness to adjust schedule as needed to meet demands of job.