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Átawišamataš Program Home Visitor 


Job Summary

The Átawišamataš Program Home Visitor (HV) will be responsible for providing direct outreach to the CTUIR community, client family participants, providers, departments, and organizations involved in direct services, as well as community leaders and advocates. The HV will provide home visits to clients/families using Johns Hopkins University’s Family Spirit evidence-based curriculum. The Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (TMIECHV) grant, through the Administration for Children and Families, funds this program through October 1, 2028. The purpose of this program is to promote improved health, developmental, and emotional outcomes in maternal, infant, child, and family populations served at Yellowhawk. As a doula, the position will promote healthy pregnancies, breastfeeding, and parent-infant attachment. While establishing a trusting relationship with young mothers, a doula will provide prenatal, labor, and postpartum support. All duties and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with the Yellowhawk Mission and Vision statement.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Works closely with the primary care/OBGYN provider teams to coordinate care, ensure consistent communication concerning patient health status, care plans, and outcomes of interventions.
  2. Performs home visits to assess patient and family healthcare and social needs to promote positive parenting and healthy living.
  3. Understands grant objectives, strategies, and aid in the collection and maintenance of grant data and reporting requirements.
  4. Complete doula-training program and be active in the creation of policies, procedures, and early program implementation strategies.
  5. As an OHA/DONA certified doula: Initiates contact as early in pregnancy as possible, reliably attend sessions with parenting/pregnant women in their homes or other settings, follow the Doula Program policies and procedures adopted by Yellowhawk for labor support and post-partum care, and help facilitate birthing, parenting, and other applicable groups/classes.
  6. Maintains certifications in Family Spirit Curriculum and follow Yellowhawk Home Visiting Policy and Procedures.
  7. Collaborates with other departments to maintain communication and good working relationships within the organization to ensure quality health care service for patients.
  8. Collaborates with Yellowhawk Public Relations Department for the creation of social media campaigns, advertising, and all print materials utilizing the Communications Policies in place.
  9. Provides service link and referral resources to assist families with their healthcare and social needs.
  10. Represents Yellowhawk with a respected and viable presence at community events, within the clinic, and while in attendance at conferences, courses, and events outside of the CTUIR boundaries.
  11. Maintains confidentiality in accordance with the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center Policy Manual, HIPAA and the Privacy Act.
  12. Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Associate’s Degree in Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Psychology or related field


High School Diploma and 2 years relevant work experience with youth or families in Tribal communities.

  1. General understanding of trauma-informed approaches to working with women, children and families.
  2. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and/or other relevant software to meet the needs of various standards in both clinical and grant-related documentation.
  3. Must possess high-level verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting with diverse membership.
  5. Must complete Traditional Health Worker – Doula training via DONA International and register on the Oregon Health Authority Birth Doula State Registry within nine (9) months of employment. (Dependent upon training availability.)
  6. Must possess or receive CPR and First Aid certification within ninety (90) days of employment.
  7. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurance requirements to operate General Services Administration vehicles.
  8. Must submit to and pass a reference and criminal background check.
  9. Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
  10. Must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Public Health, or related field.
Closing Date Open Until Filled with Review November 03, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  
Supervised By Atawisamatas Program Manager  
Salary $39,292.08 - $59,288.75  
Covered Status Yes  
Safety Sensitive Yes  
EOE Statement No employee or job applicant shall be discriminated against in the pursuit of employment due to Race, Color, Religion, Sex or National Origin or any other category protected by law, except as provided by the Indian Preference Act under Title 25, of the U.S.C.  

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