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WB Parent Coach I (GF)

Long BeachLong Beach Memorial Medical Group

The Welcome Baby (WB) Program is a free, voluntary home visitation program which includes

visits with the family by Parent Coaches at up to nine key points in time, prenatally and during the

postpartum period. The purpose of the program is to provide primary health prevention and parent

education and to invite and welcome families into an array of services and support elements

developed in their community.The Parent Coach I will conduct the prenatal and postpartum visits

in the home and over the phone for lower risk families. They are responsible for supporting families

, conducting assessments, and providing parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal

care, breastfeeding, parent infant attachment, child development, home safety and other maternal

and child health related topics; identifying client strengths, needs, barriers and risks and providing

community resources for those needs; and providing and modeling empathetic support and

feedback when working with new mothers, infants and family members. The Parent Coach will

work closely with the Parent Coach II's and the Parent Coach Lead to provide input into the

development of the Welcome Baby program. They will work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary

team and will provide translation assistance as needed to support the efforts of the Welcome

Baby team and it's participants.

Minimum of one year of experience in home visitation,

social service or community based work. Bilingually

proficient in Spanish and English. Speak, write and

understand English well. Experience w/ computer

software programs as well as data entry.

Bachelor's degree preferred in child development,

social work, psychology, human development,

public health education or a related field with at least one

year of experience in maternal and child home visitation;

or Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associate in

Arts degree with maternal and child health experience and

two years of experience in maternal and child home

visitation preferred. Must be a Certified Lactation Educator or willing to

complete the certification process as a condition of hire.

Must have current CPR certification by American Heart

Association. Must possess and maintain a valid California

State Driver's License, valid vehicle registration, and

liability insurance.

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