Maternal Health NurseCICONIX, LLC | Fairbanks, AK, US, 99701
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The Maternal/Public Health Nurse will support the Air Force New Parent Support Program which is part of the Family Advocacy Program designed to address Family Maltreatment. The New Parent Support Program is a home visitation maltreatment prevention program for Air force families expecting a child and/or with a child under the age of three, in collaboration with Family Advocacy team members.
The Maternal Nurse (FAN) provides nursing home-based services to families that include case management, education, support, and anticipatory guidance in such areas as growth and development across the life span, nutrition, parenting, attachment/bonding, individual and family health-related issues, family violence dynamics, problem-solving, family communication skills and bereavement. The FAN provides prevention services focused on the prevention of family maltreatment via briefings, and educational presentations. Provide supportive services and guidance in couples' communication, parenting education, parent-child interaction, bonding, and problem-solving skills.
In addition, the FAN is responsible for advocacy services with a community organization for military families and promote the effectiveness of the community.
Daily duties include:
Educate families concerning infant/toddler care, health and development, parenting skills, and the impact of family violence in the 0-3 population as well as providing support managing military family life events.
Provide home visitation services to military families concerning infant/toddler care, health and development, parenting skills, breastfeeding and the impact of family violence in the 0-3 population as well as providing support managing military family life events.
Provide community interventions and educational services to enhance family functioning in collaboration with the Outreach Manager.
Collaborate with other service agencies such as Airman and Family Readiness, SARC, Safe Kids in order to provide family enrichment programs to the AFB community.
Establish FAN participation in Pediatrics clinic, Tricare referral management and family practice clinic in order to facilitate higher screener numbers.
Assisted with the initiation of breastfeeding and lactation consulting with new mothers.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
Experience: Two years’ experience (within the last four years) as a Community Health Nurse and/or Maternal Child Health nursing, or direct experience in child abuse and/or domestic abuse. In-home visitation experience is a plus
Benefits: 10 Federal Holiday, 3 weeks PTO, 401K, and Health insurance.