Provides home visits to women and their families eligible for the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program. Grant goal is for continuity of care for clients over a 2 1/2 year period. www.nursefamilypartnership.org
*Adheres to nursing process and the Nurse Family Partnership model of home visitation. *Carries a case load of up to 25 clients. *Develops and maintains community relationships to support client referrals. *Completes all required NFP Initial Education. *Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP model, NFP Visit-to-Visit Guidelines, an State contract requirements. *Assesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they related to the NFP domains. *Assists women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes. *Provides education, support and referral resources in assisting women and their families in attaining their targeted goals. *Utilizes technology (id IPAD, texting, internet) and creative strategies to engage population.
Must be willing to work flexible schedule around client needs. Typical work week may be Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Must have reliable transportation, local travel 75%. Home office is located in North Houston. Targeted area is South, Southeast, Southwest Houston, subject to change based on demand.
Initial training as well as annual training may require travel outside of Houston and/or Texas for up to two weeks per year.
Required: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Required: Two years of previous nursing experience. Must have experience with high-risk, low-income and diverse population. Preferred: Experience with teenagers, maternal-child, pediatrics, home health or mental health.
Required: Current licensing as a Registered Nurse by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas.
For more information and to apply online, please visit www.medschooljobs.org, position 251203KP
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.