The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program in person or via telehealth. Nurse Home Visitors (NHV) are pivotal in transforming the lives of vulnerable babies, mothers, and families by implementing and maintaining the fidelity of the NFP model. Our goal is that all children are healthy, families thrive, communities prosper, and the cycle of poverty is broken.
- Provide in person or telehealth visits to women and their families eligible for the NFP program.
- Adhere to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation.
- Carry a case load of up to 25 clients.
- Promote public awareness of NFP and develop and maintain community relationships to support client referrals.
- Develop therapeutic relationships, use concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with women and their families.
- Ability to complete duties under stress, deadlines, and while attending to multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to work independently with support from NFP Nurse Supervisor and NFP team.
- Self-reflection – Successful NHVs actively work to understand and address their personal reactions to client, welcome feedback non-defensively, and make good use of the reflective supervision provided.
- Teaching – Fundamentally enjoy teaching or contributing to the betterment of another person’s wellbeing.
- Optimism and Hopefulness – We want a NHV who believes people can change and improve their lives. We refer to this as a “growth mindset” about people vs. a “fixed mindset” about people. NHVs with a growth mindset believe people can learn, change, grow, and improve.
- Relationship – NHVs who love to stay with their work often feel passionately about building and maintaining relationships with a diverse range of clients over a period of time.
- Contribution to Public Health – Successful NHVs often describe their commitment to serving the greater good of their communities and appreciate the public health implications of this work.
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing required. Associates degree in nursing may be considered.
- Montana registered nurse licensure.
- Current CPR certification.
- Two years recent experience in maternal child health, public health, home visiting, or mental/behavioral health nursing preferred.
- National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200 and 700 certifications within four (4) months of employment.
- Valid Montana driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations.
- Must be a resident of Butte-Silver Bow during employment according to Butte-Silver Bow Ordinance.
Benefits and Special Perks –
Excellent benefits including health/dental/vision, optional life insurance, optional flex spending account, Montana Public Employees Retirement (PERS), optional deferred comp, generous leave package, including state/federal holidays. All nursing positions are represented by the Montana Nurse Association. License fees and CEU’s are paid by the employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: Multiple Locations