• 02-Jan-2019 to 03-Aug-2019 (EST)
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Position Title:   Maternal Health Specialist


Department:  Maternal Medical Home

FLSA Classification:  Non-exempt  / Hourly

Location:  REACHUP, Inc.

EEO Classification:  Service Worker

Supervisor:  Vanessa Mishkit

Status:  Full Time


Summary:  The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing patient education and coordinating and linking pregnant women to care, support and services that will complement and enhance prenatal care to promote their health and their babies health.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

Duties and Scope of Responsibilities

  • Recruit and register participants for the Maternal Medical Home program
  • Identify participant's risk factors, concerns, priorities, strengths and resources on an on-going basis and track receipt of all services
  • Conduct intake screening to identify risk factors such as domestic violence, substance use/abuse, perinatal maternal distress and/or mental health issues
  • Screen participant for anxiety, depression and ACE
  • Make referrals to appropriate resources as needed such as WIC, etc.
  • Provide education to participants utilizing program materials to reinforce care plan regimen implemented by medical care team, promotion of medical compliance and progress on medical goals
  • Ensure that each participant schedules and completes postpartum visit and provide postpartum education authorization from the participant
  • Collect and enter data into the designated database and participate in quality improvement activities as directed
  • Provide disease and chronic illness management education, referral, and follow-up services, including referrals to subspecialists, and other needed services.
  • Provide instruction and education to help participants self-manage chronic, pregnancy-induced or pregnancy-related medical conditions.
  • Provide information on medication, side effects, risks of noncompliance
  • Conduct necessary follow up calls with participants to obtain any needed information, remind them of appointments and provide additional education
  • Complete all necessary programmatic and organization forms, documents and reports in a timely manner
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
  • Follow all organization's policies, practices, and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned



Special Skills/Licenses/Training/Certifications Necessary:

  • Ability to communicate with a range of constituents, prioritize work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented office environment. Excellent interpersonal and writing skills
  • Reliable transportation with proof of valid driver's license and auto insurance or the ability and means to travel as required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required for some positions



  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field
  • 1-3 years in maternal and child health, behavioral health nursing, pediatrics, public health or other fields.
  • Proficient computer skills (data entry; MS Office) required.


Special Skills/Licenses/Training/Certifications Necessary:  Experience working with Community Based programs preferred. Ability to communicate with a range of constituents, prioritize work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment.  Excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Bilingual preferred.


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