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WB Parent Coach II (GF)
Long Beach - Long 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 Coaches will
conduct the prenatal and postpartum visits in the home and over the phone. 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 Lead to provide input into the
development of the Welcome Baby program. They will work effectively as part of a
multidisciplinary team as well as with a diverse and high risk population.
Minimum of one year experience in home visitation, social service or community based work. Speak and understand English well, bilingually proficient in Spanish preferred. 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; 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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