HANDS Specialist- “Parent Visitor”
The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is accepting
applications for a PT Contract position for Public Health HANDS Specialist- “Parent
include: This position serves
under the direction of the Director or other appropriate coordinator/supervisor
assigned. Responsibilities for this
position include, but are not limited to; Conduct parent visit
assessment/survey within 30 days of receiving, after review of prenatal or
birth records from the hospital or clinic, to determine eligibility for early
childhood education and family support services of infants and toddlers from
birth up to three (3) years of age.
Conduct interviews to promote outreach activities in family homes or
community setting to educate parents in coping techniques and to take an active
role in accessing resources or assistance with referrals for appropriate
education and nutrition of their child.
May develop and distribute informational materials that meet program
guidelines. Keeps accurate logs of service visits, schedules and charting,
prepare reports and analyses set forth in Health Access Nurturing Development
Services (HANDS) program policy and guidelines. Interpret laws, regulations,
policies and procedures and provide administrative assistance or guidance to
departmental staff, which may include but is not limited to; monitor, evaluate
and participate in modifications regarding program requirements. Review records and reports submitted by
program requests or agency staff and ensure compliance with federal and state
law regulation and policies. May conduct
ongoing home visitation on an as needed basis.
Training or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing, Early Childhood Education.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Behavioral Science or related
field with one (1) year experience performing case management services or a
Master’s Degree in Human Services may substitute for the one (1) year of
Education: Associate Degree in
Early Childhood Development and two (2) years of Public Health, early childhood
or education experience.
Associate Degree in Nursing with Licensure in Kentucky or
compact state and two (2) years of public health experience.
Requirements: Meets education
requirement per 902 KAR 4:120.
Starting Salary: Variable hour/ pay per visit/ Contract
may be obtained at the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department, 2924 Holt Street, Ashland,
KY 41101; (606) 329-9444.
Completed application and transcript must be returned to
Ashland-Boyd County Health Department by close of business 08/29/2014. Resume will not substitute for completed
application. Employment conditional upon successfully passing a drug
screening and criminal background check. Equal Opportunity Employer.