The Institute for Family Health Family Assessment Worker in Kingston, New York

Family Assessment Worker, The Institute for Family Health, Full-time

THE INSTITUTE FOR FAMILY HEALTH WILL BE RECRUITING AT THE HUDSON VALLEY VETERANS JOB FAIR ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2018 AT SUNY NEW PALTZ STUDENT UNION BUILDING, NEW PALTZ FROM 11AM-4PM. THE JOB FAIR IS OPEN TO ALL HV VETERANS FROM EVERY BRANCH OF SERVICE, INCLUDING NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVES AND FAMILY MEMBERS!!!! PLEASE BRING YOUR RESUME AND COME DRESSED TO IMPRESS.

Under the direct supervision of the Screening and Assessment Coordinator, the Family Assessment Worker is responsible for liaison with area health providers and other referral sites. The FAW assesses families for program enrollment and provides information and referral services.

Requirements:
Conducts Kempe Assessments in homes of potential participants to determine appropriateness for home visiting program and /or other services.
Meets with home visitors and their supervisors as new cases are assigned: schedules and conducts initial home visits with Family Support Workers
Performs community outreach at local health fairs, school functions, and other appropriate events.

Education/required qualifications:
College graduate in health/human services with strong interpersonal, listening, organizational, and assessment skills preferred.
High School diploma with previous home visiting experience and a strong background in health and human services required.
Bi-lingual, English/Spanish required
Proficient computer skills a must
Must be able to establish trusting relationships in a short amount of time.

We build an entire organization around one objective, providing comprehensive care to medically underserved patients. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. If you envision an opportunity to directly serve people who need and appreciate all that you have to offer, we are the leading federally qualified community health care network consisting of 26 family medicine practices serving over 90,000 patients in NYC and the Mid-Hudson Valley.