Providence Family Care Coordinator - AK Cares in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Family Care Coordinator AK Cares (AK Cares Clinic, Days , 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Obtain information from family social/medical questionnaires, team members, observation, and parent/child self-report to assess mental health status of children at center. Ensure that child’s needs are documented in patient chart and refers parents/foster parents to services for child and/or family.
Educate parents regarding normal sexual development of children. Assist parents to recognize signs and symptoms of child sexual and physical abuse. Provide parents with information about appropriate parenting interventions to help vulnerable abused children.
Provide the Forensic Interview to the child victim when appropriate. When watching the interview, assess the child’s developmental level and mental health needs. Document the interview and interaction with the parents and creates a legal report.
Follow children and families’ progress after evaluation by telephone contact. Provide crisis counseling as needed. Assist families to follow through with referrals. Document linkage to services in patient chart and for center database.
Provide referrals for children in custody of the state to necessary medical and mental health services.
Maintain the NCAtrak database by inputting information pertinent to the evaluation, follow-up and case outcomes.
Provide the coordination and scheduling of community multidisciplinary child protection team. Develops agenda based on criteria set out by the Team. Send out the agenda on a secured server to participants. Document as needed when decisions are made to make changes to the system.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree IN Social Work, Psychology, or related health care field.
2 years of experience Working with children and families, preferably in child protection system, mental health clinic or agency.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience with OCS, law enforcement, and/or multi-problem families.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Community Service
Req ID: 271845