The Health Care Coordinator (HCC) will utilize a family centered and strength based team approach, with community involvement, in the education and service provision of children and families who are involved with the FAST (Family Assessment Support Team) in-home preservation non-judicial program. The HCC will be responsible for assessing, coordinating, monitoring, educating, documenting, and tracking client health care needs of children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. The HCC serves as a consultant to CMO Family Support Counselors. This position also reviews referrals by medical providers for accurate coordination of intervention services. This position will refer cases to the proper community resource providers and/or committees for mental health funds/services based on assessment and screening tool results. The HCC is responsible for ensuring cross system integration and interdisciplinary support, by conducting Evidence Based screenings to support social and emotional development, substance abuse recovery, wellness, and child development.
Maintain supervision of assigned clients; includes assessing, educating, coaching, referring and shadowing.
Maintain communication with family health care providers and referral stakeholders from differing organizations to meet the family and child needs according to the developed health plan.
Maintain client, meetings and other data
Provide medical expertise to Child Welfare Prevention Workers, team members and clients regarding areas high risk to children 0-5.
Coordinate and conduct special case staffing
Perform other duties as assigned
Attend program services meetings and all family preservation training
Report indications of child abuse, neglect and/or abandonment to Child Abuse Registry and Supervisor immediately and complete incident report.
Complete probation and annual performance evaluations
Two examples of the most common decisions made independently by this position on a regular basis.
Provide guidance, education, and clinical resources to clients in the Family Preservation program.
Knowing pertinent case information to communicate to Oversight Coordinator staff and CMOs regarding home visits, screening procedures, referrals, developmentally appropriate activities, materials, resources and family needs.
Contribution and Impact
This position is responsible for providing supportive health, wellness, and developmental services to families engaged in the FAST program, maintaining positive working partnerships with FSS FAST and community partners, as it pertains to Family Preservation and the RPG grant.
This position is critical to the FSS goal of keeping children safe in their home by providing quality services to children and families in the community as well as strengthening and empowering the family unit.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN) preferred
Proven combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to lead, manage, enhance, and promote the assigned programs of the agency.
Three years of clinical/counseling experience working with at-risk children and/or families.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration:
LPN and valid drivers license.
For Jacksonville to be an economically, culturally, and socially vibrant city for everyone, we must do all that we can to ensure that our children are able to reach their full potential. We have a shared responsibility to build the health and well-being of our next generation and secure a better future for our city. Healthy, nurturing, and supportive environments and experiences in childhood lay a stable foundation for lifelong health and development.
Our mission is to be the leader in providing safety, stability, and quality of life for all children by working with the community to strengthen the family unit.
Our vision is that children grow up connected to their own families, supported by families and embraced by the community; that children have the opportunity to achieve in school and to learn to be productive citizens; and that citizens of Duval and Nassau counties, organizations and agencies recognize that child protection is a community responsibility and represents the best interests of all county residents.
As the lead agency in Northeast Florida, FSS is responsible for administering, outsourcing and managing its services to the community, both directly and indirectly, in partnership with other local case management organizations (CMOs).
We collaborate with Daniel Kids, Jewish Family & Community Services and the National Youth Advocate Program to provide services that impact hundreds of at-risk children and their families every day. Our Nassau service center provides direct services to children and families in Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Hilliard, Callahan, Yulee, Bryceville and surrounding areas.
Together, we provide a comprehensive system of care to keep children safely in their homes. We mobilize to stabilize families without the need of intrusive and costly interventions.