Dignity Health

  • Coordinator Family Services

    Job ID
    2018-62065
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Early & Periodic Scr/Diag/Trmt
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    California Hospital Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    LOS ANGELES
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    9-6
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital for more information.

     

    Responsibilities

    The Coordinator Family Services' responsibilities include providing case management and teaching and demonstrating activities according to the child and family's plan of care. The case manager works in collaboration with a team of professionals to ensure child safety and stability. He/She also provides parenting education activities, as well as referrals, advocacy, support, and anticipatory guidance for a caseload of 10 to 11 families. This position will require flexibility with respect to responsibilities as the program evolves over a five-year funding period. All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The person doing this job is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost effective manner. 

     

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in child development, social work, psychology, human development, or a related field.  
    • Wraparound training.
    • Familiarity with DMH documentation requirements.
    • Ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
    • Ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.
    • Experience working with low-income families and families from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
    • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with an ethnically diverse population.
    • Knowledge of the agencies in the Pico-Union and downtown Los Angeles areas that serve low-income families.
    • Familiarity with the effects of parental alcohol and/or other drug abuse on family health, parenting, and general functioning. Experience in making home visits to low-income families.
    • Skill in organizing and maintaining accurate records. Skill in writing to articulate concepts and ideas in notes and reports.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish speaking skills.
    • Possession of a valid California driver's license and ability to make home visits to various Los Angeles County locations.

     

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