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Family Support Specialist - Healthy Families

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Ascension

Anderson, IN 46016
Health Care
Immediate Start
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We Are Hiring

Family Support Specialist - Healthy Families - Full-time Days

St Vincent Anderson-2015 Jackson Street - Anderson, IN

Power of Purpose: At St Vincent Anderson, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body,
mind and spirit. Join us and make a difference in the community that we serve.

Why Join Ascension?

In Indiana, St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, and clinics. St. Vincent's more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers offer expertise in a wide range of services including acute/long-term acute care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency/trauma services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary care, urgent/immediate care, women's health and more. St. Vincent has been serving central and southern Indiana for 145 years.

St. Vincent is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Vincent Health-IN, you will have the opportunity to coordinate comprehensive plan of care for families.

What you will do:

Provide training, education, and demonstration to families in the areas of parenting skills including infant and child development; safety; communication and discipline; health and nutrition; family budget; life skills and household organization; time management and stress management.

Assists family in obtaining services (e.g. physical and mental health, education and occupational training, housing and public assistance.

Documents all interactions and services provided to families into a secure computer data system.

Meets with supervisor to discuss family progress and interventions, any irregularities in client's living conditions/environment or changes in family situation.

Plans content of home visit.

What You Will Need


  • Diploma
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
    • Bachelor's degree in social work, early childhood education or related field highly preferred

    • Registration, Certification and/or Licensure Required:

      BLS certification with 90 days of entering this position

      Valid Indiana driver's license

      Negative Indiana criminal history check, national sex offender check, and fingerprinting check

      Negative Child Abuse and Neglect check

Work Experience:

  • 2-year experience in child care, education, social work or community services related field required.

  • 1-year Healthy Families Support Specialist or Family Resource Specialist experience preferred

  • Ability to read, write and speak Spanish preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Reference: 721039570

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