Purpose of Job: Improve the overall health of the communities we serve by providing general education and disease prevention to pre- and post-natal patients as follows: Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Visits homes as needed to determine patient and family needs, develops plan to meet needs, and provides interventions and advocacy as needed. Instructs mother and family in prenatal care, care of new baby, and in maintenance of health and prevention of disease for family members. Establishes treatment plans to promote healthy lifestyle. Gives directions to patient following health care provider instructions. Meets directly with patient to identify educational needs; provides instruction either individually or in a group setting, utilizes informational materials, or refers to community resources as needed. Teaches maternal and child care, lactation and other subjects related to individual and community welfare as required. Assists in special studies, research programs and resource development. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Education/Experience: Degree in related field required, including coursework in public health. Two years of documented experience in parent-child nursing preferred. Valid license as Registered Nurse or Dietician in the state of Washington upon hire. Valid driver's license and auto insurance required. Experience with electronic health records preferred. Skills: Computer skills required. Excellent customer service skills and compassion for patients required. Excellent oral communications skills required. Must be able to work independently and with teams. CPR/AED certified for a Health Care Provider required. Physical Demands: Required to sit for greater than 50% of the day, and stand and be mobile at least 25% of the time. Required to use hands to finger, handle or feel over two-thirds of the time, as well as reach with hands and arms. Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling or crouching occurs less than one-third of the time. Communicating by talking / hearing occurs over two-thirds of the day, with a large amount of this occurring over the telephone. Amount of time spent lifting or exerting force is less than one third of the time for up to 25 pounds. Rarely is there a need to lift more than 25 pounds. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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