Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:10 AM
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR I :
Salary: 24,579.62:27,037.00 or negotiable as allowed
Posting Closing Date: 09/20/2017
Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Citrus County. If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join our team Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.
We request that all applications be completed with People First : no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. Experience, education and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your electronic application.
When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is unacceptable to use the statement See resume in place of work history.
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Duties and Responsibilities:/h3:
The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Citrus County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its vision to be the healthiest state in the nation. Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.
This is professional work providing basic social services to individuals and families in the Healthy Start Program. Incumbent may be required to work during or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency operations functions required of the incumbent include but are not limited to special needs shelters, Red Cross shelters, or other emergency functions, including responses to bioterrorism or threats of bioterrorism. Designated Need to Know position with access to the following confidential information: Client medical records. Has key access to Healthy Start records. Has Computer access to HMS system and Well Family System. Adheres to Florida Department of Health Citrus County Confidentiality and Security policies and procedures. Attends Annual Confidentiality and Security Trainings and updates. Must have a valid Florida drivers license.
Maintains a caseload and provides Case Management to eligible prenatal women, infants, and their families. Conducts assessments, develops an Individualized Plan of Care and Family Support Plans. Provides referrals and assistance in obtaining needed community resources such as social, medical, education, employment, training, daycare services, and housing. Conducts follow:up visits in client homes, clinics, in public, or by telephone or letter following an individualized plan of care. Educates and counsels individuals and /or families about prenatal and infant care, infant development, parenting skills, as well as other prenatal and infant information. Uses screening tools to conduct developmental and depression screenings, follow:up providing appropriate Curriculum or referrals as indicated. Conducts hospital and physician office visits to provide services to families and breastfeeding support. Provides wrap:around services including smoking cessation, breastfeeding, interc
• Location: lecanto, Ocala
• Post ID: 18484662 ocala