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El Nido Family Centers
Human Resources
10200 Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 350
Mission Hills, CA 91345  
hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

El Nido Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 El Nido Family Centers is currently recruiting for the following positions:

 

Registered Nurse - Panorama City

Position:  Registered Nurse
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary:  $75,000 – 80,000

Position Summary:    The Registered Nurse will visit families after discharge from the hospital to provide postnatal and breastfeeding support.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will engage families, conduct maternal and newborn assessments, and provide parent education in the areas of postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, home safety and other maternal and child health related topics.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will also identify client strengths, needs barriers, and risks and connect families to community resources.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will provide and model empathetic support and feedback when working with moms, babies, and family members.

Essential Duties:

  • Carries out the mission, vision and values established by the agency.
  • Works closely with the other Welcome Baby Nurses, Parent Coaches, Clinical Supervisor, Project Director, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Conducts home visits with postpartum clients within approximately one week of hospital discharge (and is offered to both mothers who are discharged with their newborn as well as to mothers whose newborn is still hospitalized).
  • During the first home visit the nurse will provide and/or complete the following:
  • Observe and evaluate breastfeeding and provide consultation and encouragement.
  • Work with the family to ensure safety and security of the new mother and infant.
  • Discuss infant behavioral cues, sleep position, safety, and parents concerns.
  • Provide a PHQ-2 screen for depression.
  • Conducts a head to toe examination of the newborn to ensure healthy development,  appropriate  weight gain, and assess for signs and symptoms of possible complications such as jaundice.
  • Assess infant feeding and provide assistance and support as needed.
  • Observe parent-infant interaction and infant behavior.
  • Remind parents of scheduling appointments with the baby’s pediatrician.
  • Remind mother of scheduling appointment for her postpartum visit and discuss family planning.
  • Observe maternal postpartum recovery.
  • Provide parents with information about additional community based resources.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
  • Refers clients to medical provider if any complications with the mother or infant are identified and provides referrals for other services including a medical home.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
  • Models and promotes practices that enhance social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of infants and children.
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Maintains complete, accurate records and files reports in a timely manner.
  • Works closely with hospital liaisons to ensure that referrals to Welcome Baby are seamless and timely.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all required trainings, including successful completion of CLE training.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Maintains professional boundaries with clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Public Health Nurse or RNs currently pursing a PHN certification and will complete within one year of hire.
  • Must complete Certification Lactation Educator (CLE) training within six months of hire, or Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
  • Minimum one year experience working in the area of Maternal-Child Health.
  • Experience conducting home visits to families.
  • Knowledge about local community resources and able to refer families to appropriate service providers.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence, and parental alcohol and/other drug abuse on family health, parenting, child development and general functioning.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients and the need for consultation from other disciplines as needed.
  • Skill in writing to articulate concepts and ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records.
  • Ability to meet regularly with supervisor to develop a reflective practice and continuously assess their clinical nursing skills and identify areas that need special attention.

Special Requirements

Bilingual/Spanish required; maintain California license as registered nurse; general computer skills including MS Word; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years; Satisfactory Driving Record, Automobile, and Valid Automobile Liability Insurance required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Parent Coach - Panorama City

Position:  Parent Coach
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary:  $40,000

Position Summary:   The Parent Coach will provide supportive services to families including prenatal and postpartum home visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics.  The Parent Coach will also identify client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

Essential Duties

  • Works closely with the Welcome Baby Nurses, other Parent Coaches, Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Works, as part of an interdisciplinary team, with families to ensure the health, safety and security of the new mother and baby.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Conducts prenatal and post partum visits in the home or over the phone with fidelity to the Welcome Baby Program Model.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, developmental milestones, and home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
  • Identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks; and links families to community services and resources.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
  • Distributes and review with families the First Five Kit for New Parents.
  • Observes and evaluates feeding and provides consultation on breastfeeding.
  • Observes parent-infant attachment and infant behavior.
  • Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
  • Refers families to intensive home visitation services, as needed.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical or Team Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all trainings, including successful completion of CLE training.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes.
  • Completes required data entry for each client in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or other related field; or Child Development Associate (CDA) certification or Associate of Arts degree with maternal and child health experience.
  • At least one year of experience in maternal and child home visitation.
  • Must complete Certification Lactation Educator (CLE) training within six months of hire, or Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
  • Must complete 100% of Welcome Baby training within one year of hire.
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team with the ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.
  • Ability to adhere to all program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively work toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  • Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence and parental alcohol and/other substance abuse on family health, child development, parenting, and general functioning.
  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Very effective verbal communication and engagement skills to build trusting relationships with families of young children.
  • Effective written skills to articulate concepts/ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records in a timely manner.
  • Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
  • General computer skills including MS Word.

Special Requirements

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required; must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed); valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and proof of insurance; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Parent Coach Supervisor - Panorama City

Position:  Parent Coach Supervisor
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $55,000

Position Summary:   The Parent Coach Supervisor works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to ensure that the Welcome Baby staff is properly trained, receive reflective supervision, and provide empathetic and client-centered services for clients.  The Parent Coach Supervisor will also conduct home visits to a small caseload of clients to provide supportive services including prenatal and postpartum visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics.  The Parent Coach Supervisor also identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Carries out the mission, vision and values established by the agency.
  • Works with the Clinical Supervisor to Support and train staff on identifying client strengths, needs, barriers and risks and identifies community resources for families in need.
  • Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor provides reflective supervision (1 hour) weekly basis and a (2 hour) biweekly group basis for 2-3 Parent Coaches.
  • Works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to implement documentation, training, procedures, policies and protocols.
  • As directed by the Clinical Supervisor helps ensure the quality of the program by assessing services provided through periodic shadowing of home visits and conducting regular client file reviews. Assesses strengths and areas of improvement for each Parent Coach and communicates observations.
  • Works with Parent Coaches to assess client/family’s needs, goals, values, culture and well-being by observations and assessment.
  • Refers high risk clinical cases to the Clinical Supervisor and consults with her/him on high risk clinical issues such as mental illness, developmental delays, child abuse and family violence to ensure that needed support and follow-up is provided to families.
  • Works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to process and assign Welcome Baby referrals and ensure a continuum of care.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Mentors and assists with ongoing training of employees to ensure that they are modeling empathy and providing holistic and strength-based services.
  • Participates in ongoing team building activities to enhance employee relations and teamwork.
  • Explores and identifies new referrals and resources for clients.
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Works closely with the Welcome Baby Nurses, other Parent Coaches, Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Works, as part of an interdisciplinary team, with families to ensure the health, safety and security of the new mother and baby.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Conducts prenatal and post partum visits in the home or over the phone with fidelity to the Welcome Baby Program Model. Caseload size to be determined.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, developmental milestones, and home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.  Identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks; and links families to community services and resources.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
  • Distributes and reviews with families the First Five Kit for New Parents.
  • Observes and evaluates feeding and provides consultation on breastfeeding.
  • Observes parent-infant attachment and infant behavior.
  • Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
  • Refers families to intensive home visitation services, as needed.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical or Team Supervisor.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes and reports.
  • Completes required data entry for each client in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology or other related field preferred or combination of a B.A. in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology, or related field and minimum of 3 years experience in maternal and child health and wellbeing.
  • 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • 2 years of Reflective Practice experience.
  • 2 years of home visitation with maternal child health.
  • Must complete Certification Lactation Educator (CLE) training within six months of hire, or Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
  • Must complete 100% of Welcome Baby training within one year of hire.
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team with the ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.
  • Ability to adhere to all program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively work toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  • Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence and parental alcohol and/other substance abuse on family health, child development, parenting, and general functioning.
  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Very effective verbal communication and engagement skills to build trusting relationships with families of young children.
  • Effective written skills to articulate concepts/ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records in a timely manner.
  • Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
  • General computer skills including MS Word.
  • Bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Case Manager - Mission Hills

Position:   Case Manager
Location:  Mission Hills
Program:  AFLP
Salary:  $36,000 (May be a lateral move for internal employees)

Major Responsibilities:  Provide comprehensive case management services to pregnant and parenting teens based on a professional assessment of their needs and availability of community resources; home visits required; bilingual/Spanish required.  Implement AFLP PAF study in accordance with MCAH and federal evaluation standards.

Requirements:  BA in related field; 2 years related experience strongly preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax Internal Job Application and resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Executive Assistant - Mission Hills

Position:  Executive Assistant
Program:  Administration
Location:  Mission Hills
Salary:  $45,000 – $50,000   

Major Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the Executive Director, Director of Finance and other senior management staff including composing correspondence and attending meetings as needed.  Provides support to the Board President and Board Committees; attends board meetings taking and preparing minutes and other documents as needed; assists in the development and preparation of proposals, contracts and grants as needed, ensuring requested information is accurate and submitted as scheduled; communicates with executive, administrative, and senior management to coordinate information; supervises the daily activities of administrative office staff; assists with facilities management of multiple locations; assists with events, coordinates El Nido scholarship distribution, alumni activities and other volunteer efforts in collaboration with El Nido’s development team; and may provide oversight of the donor data base.

Position Requirements:  Minimum of three – five years similar administrative experience in non-profit organization strongly preferred; excellent written and verbal communication skills; highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, spreadsheet and other related office software; demonstrated executive/administrative assistant skills to work in a fast paced office with many deadlines; and prior supervisory experience preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax Internal Job Application and resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Child and Family Counselor - Family SourceCenter, South LA

Position:  Child and Family Counselor
Program:  Family Source Center
Location:  South Los Angeles
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $55,000

Major Responsibilities:  Supervises graduate level interns; conducts parenting classes; provides individual, family, and group counseling to high risk   youth and families; completes required documentation; home visits required.

Position Requirements:  Masters in Social Work Degree required with two years post graduate experience; minimum of three years related experience with youth or families; effective oral and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; bilingual/Spanish preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Child and Family Counselor - Manchester Office

Position:  Child and Family Counselor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Child Abuse Prevention/Intervention
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $53,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provide individual, family, and group counseling to children, youth and families; home visits required.

Requirements:  Masters in Social Work; knowledge and experience in the community preferred; bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Program Assistant - Compton

Position:  Program Assistant
Program:  AFLP and Cal Learn
Location:  Compton

Major Responsibilities:   Review and approve case documentation, including opening packets, closing cases, progress notes, county documents, and other varied documents; conduct quality assurance reviews of openings, closings, and active cases; monitor AFLP wait list and assign referrals; conduct outreach and attend community meetings as needed; assist with opening and closing cases and monitoring the timely closing of cases; monitor all Cal-Learn checklists that come into the office for Aid Termination of cases and other requests from GAIN; work closely with management, data entry staff, GAIN, MCAH, and other entities to troubleshoot and resolve case problems; assign cases (Universe and referred from GAIN and other providers); assist with uncovered caseloads, including case management responsibilities based on site and program needs; ability to fill in for supervisor in their absence; assist in training of new staff.

Requirements:  El Nido case management experience and working knowledge of CLRN and AFLP programs preferred; bilingual/Spanish preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax Internal Job Application and resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org 

Home Visitor - Los Angeles

Position:  Home Visitor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start
Annual Salary:  $38,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provides 10-12 families and children weekly home visits to assist families in identifying family resources and needs; encourages and promotes the family’s achievements and self sufficiency; provides developmental, mental health, and nutritional screenings and assessments of children to determine the need for further evaluation, referrals or intervention; works with parent to develop weekly activity plans based on each child’s assessment and identified family needs; and integrates all head start components during home visits.

Requirements:  BA in child development, human development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or related field; previous experience providing early childhood education, parent education or child focused counseling to at risk youth and families preferred; previous experience providing direct services to low-income families in a multi-cultural community.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website  www.elnidofamilycenters.org/application

Child Care Assistant (Part-Time) - Pacoima

Position:  Child Care Assistant, Part-time (10-15 hours per week)
Program:  Family Source Center
Location:  Pacoima
Hourly Rate:  $12.28 an hour

Major Responsibilities: Provides nurturing and developmentally appropriate child care for children of El Nido clients; greets children as they arrive with parent in a friendly, welcoming manner and assists child to separate from parent and enter the group of children; provides opportunities for play and assists them with using toys, books and art materials; organizes and supervises group games and activities; plans and prepares activities prior to children’s arrival; and puts away items and cleans play area after their departure.

Position Requirements: Basic knowledge of child care methods and the child development process; ability to care for children in a nurturing, friendly manner; basic knowledge of program services and child abuse laws. Bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees – Please fax resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website.

Supervisor - Compton

Position: Supervisor
Program: AFLP/Cal Learn
Location:
Compton Office
Annual Salary: $50,000 – $55,000

Major Responsibilities:  Oversees the work of case managers for home visitation program, creating a supportive, collaborative, productive work environment, delivering high quality services, and meeting agency/contract performance requirements.  Primary responsibilities include reflective individual and group supervision and staff development and the implementation of program operations and quality assurance plan. Provides expertise regarding scope of work, professional standards, and program interventions and outcomes.  Develops and promotes community partnerships to expand educational, social and recreational, vocational, and economic opportunities for youth and their families; coordinates/facilitates group activities at site; leads outreach efforts; oversees data collected is accurate and program reporting deadlines are consistently met. Completes required program management reports. Manages day to day facilities operation of local site. Assists the Program Director with special projects and assignments as needed.

Requirements:  Masters Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology or other related field with 2 years as a supervisor in a social services setting preferred or a combination of a B.A. in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology, or related field with a minimum of 3-5 years as a supervisor in the field of social services; 2 years of home visitation with maternal child health experience preferred; knowledge of Reflective Practice preferred; knowledge of social work and youth development practice and principles; ability to assess a broad spectrum of client needs, involvement in case planning, and linking clients to appropriate services/resources; fundamental understanding, including but is not limited to, parenting and child development, nutrition, prenatal/teen/child health, child abuse and neglect, and intimate partner violence;  familiarity with community based resources and services; demonstrated supervisory skills and experience; proven track record meeting goals, deadlines, and producing positive qualitative and quantitative outcomes; excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills; experience coordinating and/or facilitating youth activities or support groups; ability to engage in staff development through coaching, ongoing reflective supervision, and training;  proficient computer skills including use of databases; and clinical training background and/or experience strongly preferred. Certified Lactation Educator or Counselor (CLE, CLC) and Family Planning Health Worker Certification preferred.  English and Spanish speaking preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees – Please fax resume and internal application to Human Resources.
External Candidates –
Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Home Based Supervisor - Los Angeles

Position:  Home Based Supervisor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start
Annual Salary:  MA $50,000 – $55,000,  or BA $45,000 – $50,000

Major Responsibilities:   Provides assistance with planning and implementation of comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in the home-based program; oversees the work of a team of home visitors in providing one on one reflective supervision, observations of home visits, parent activities, group socializations for parents and children and reviews records and enrollment levels; monitors staff activities for compliance with contract goals; provides program orientation and training of new staff; assists in identifying ongoing training needs of program staff and plans the development and training to meet those needs; and provides other management duties including hiring, performance evaluations, and implementing professional development plans of staff.

Position Requirements:  Masters Degree in Social Work, early childhood education, education, social work, psychology, or a related field and/or 5 years of training and experience in areas that include: the theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education, particularly infants and toddlers, family support, and Head Start Programming; supervisory experience a plus.  Previous experience providing direct services to low-income families and in working with persons of varied experience and ethnic backgrounds.

Qualified candidates will have a working knowledge of child development, counseling, parent education and case management services; demonstrated managerial skills preferably in a child care or social service setting; working knowledge of brain development, child development curriculum, and social work values, principles and practice; knowledgeable of adult learning concepts and the ability to impart knowledge through effective teaching methods; ability to train and supervise diverse staff; and effective oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply:
Employees – Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org