Community Health Worker Supervisor
Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC)
DESCRIPTION

The EOC Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC) is a new initiative designed to bring community stakeholders together to improve maternal and infant health outcomes in the communities of Nassau County. The Community Health Worker Supervisor is responsible for providing supervision and support to a team of six (6) Community Health Workers (CHWs) working within the Nassau County community to outreach and support hard to reach women and engage them in appropriate maternal and infant health services. This position reports to the MICHC Program Coordinator. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide 1:1 reflective supervision for a team of six (6) Community Health Workers.

  • Support CHW team to conduct basic health assessments, assist teens, women and families to identify needs, provide basic health information, and make appropriate referrals to preventive and primary health care service through home visits and street outreach, special emphasis is on pregnant women not enrolled in health care or supportive services. 

  • Develop and/or adapt a comprehensive risk, resilience and health assessment. 

  • Plan and coordinate outreach, supervise individual and family assessments, assess training needs and provide training for CHWs as needed. 

  • Facilitate case conferencing with CHW team to discuss client cases and provide mutual support. 

  • Be available on an "on-call" basis to consult with CHWs and provide intervention support and an action plan for individuals or families in crisis.  

  • Assure quality service delivery and oversee date collection and reporting.

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Licensed Social Worker (LMSW or LCSW) or Nurse (BSN) required with valid NYS license.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience providing clinical, 1:1 reflective supervision, knowledge of maternal child health, infant and child development, or home visiting preferred. 

  • Ability to provide leadership, makes difficult decisions, and be consistent and calm during crisis. 

  • Must be skilled at supervising, counseling, teaching, and motivating staff, including team building; supervisory experience in an agency serving multi-challenged families is preferred. 

  • Must have outstanding oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. 

  • Must be extremely organized and self-starter.

  • Computer literate; proficient with Microsoft Office suite. 

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. 

The Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, Inc., a community action agency, through collaboration and partnership, empowers income-eligible families to gain the knowledge, skills and resources to improve the quality of their lives.

In pursuit of this mission, the EOC will:

•  Advocate on clients behalf to provide more opportunities and fewer barriers.

•  Provide educational and economic resources to increase client self-sufficiency.

•  Help reduce the causes and effects of poverty.

•  Foster citizen participation to initiate programs and improve existing services based      

    upon local community needs

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