- Nurse Family Partnership
- Salem, Cumberland, Gloucester Counties, NJ, USA
- Full Time
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Nurse Family Partnership is an evidence-based, community health program that helps transform the lives of mothers pregnant with their first child. Each mother is partnered with a Registered Nurse early in her pregnancy and receives ongoing home visits that continue through her child's second birthday. The goals of the Nurse-Family Partnership program are to improve pregnancy outcomes, child and health development, and the economic self-sufficiency of families. The program is offered nation wide, is voluntary, and free of charge. At its heart, the program empowers women to change their families lives for the better.
•Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required.
•Must have State of NJ RN licence in good standing.
•In addition, must have use of an insured and registered vehicle, and must have and maintain a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record.
Necessary Skills and Abilities
•Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently.
•Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances.
•Must be able to analyze work, set goals, develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently.
•Must regularly be able to see, speak and hear.
•Frequently required to stand, sit, walk, bend, use hands and arms and must occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
•Must be sensitive, flexible and responsive to gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other special needs as reflected in the ability to communicate with staff and/or clients.
•Assume an active role in agency events.
•Provides culturally competent service delivery.
•Upholds ethical standards in accordance with Social Work Code of Ethics.
•Effectively engages all client populations.
•Continually assesses clients' needs.
•Provides appropriate intervention strategies and adjusts services accordingly.