Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 12:43 AM
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR II :
Salary: 1020.79:1173.90 Biweekly
Posting Closing Date: 02/13/2018
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
IN ORANGE COUNTY
JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCMENT
: Human Service Counselor II BBB
: 1,020.79:1,173.90 Biweekly
: 475 W Story Rd, Ocoee Florida
**Position subject to continued funding.
**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.
All questions will be verified and must be documented on your application for it to be considered valid. **
Starting January 1, 2012, tobacco products (use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e:cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products) will not be allowed to be consumed on Orange County Health Department property including buildings (interior and exterior), parking to comply with the Tobacco Free policy on any facility, campus, or building that is owned or leased by, or on behalf of, OCHD including: buildings (interior and exterior), walkways, parking lots, public and private vehicles parked in the lots, and any public sidewalks that fall within the OCHD facility boundaries. Any person who violates the Tobacco Free policy may be subject to disciplinary action.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is an independent outreach professional, which is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant. This position is responsible for providing care coordination services to participants of the Bellies, Babies, and Beyond program, which includes pregnant and interconception women, infants, and families by providing knowledge, encouragement, linkages, and support necessary to maximize families health, well:being, and self:sufficiency. This position is also responsible for striving to assure each participants continued involvement in prenatal and child health care as well as other needed community and Healthy Start services, through actively engaging the participant and building on the families strengths, assets and goals. The professional will conduct outreach, plan and coordinate health care services for identified high risk participants via telephone calls, home visits, office visits, or a mutually agreed upon location to assist with continuity of care.
Makes telephone calls and home visits to: pregnant women; parents of at risk infants and women between pregnancies (interconception) who have a loss, either through miscarriage/abortion, stillbirth/fetal death, infant death or have a baby adopted or removed from the home. Conducts assessments of clients total medical and social needs through interview and observation. Establishes rapport and develops relationships with families starting with initial screening and/or contact. Identifies, evaluates and assesses, in collaboration with families, their strengths, resources, needs, and priorities. Facilitates planning and problem solving with participants and families. Addresses identified risks and needs. Provides information, education, and encouragement needed to inform and/or motivate families to take steps necessary to change situations placing them at risk. Promotes self:sufficiency and healthy outcomes through encouragement and motivation, reinforcement of heath care regimen, anticipatory guidance, supporting home safety, enhancing parent:infant interaction, promoting continuation in health care promoting health literacy, and managing behavior concerns. Makes maximum use of community resources through information and referral. Develops and monitors the plan of care to assure that the concerns of families are addressed. Collaborates with other providers to assure continuity and coordination of care and advocates on behalf of the participant, including communicating
• Location: ocoee, Orlando
• Post ID: 29856057 orlando