Zeiders Enterprises, Inc Family Advocacy Nurse in Woodbridge, Virginia
*To be considered for this position, applicants must currently be local to one of the following: *
Offut AFB, NE
Tinker AFB, OK
Barksdale AFB, LA
Summary – This is a contingent Opportunity and would begin work upon the contract award
Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. is seeking candidates for a New Parent Support Nurse to support the US Army IMCOM Family Advocacy Support Services
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
lmplements and manages the New Parent Support Program (NPSP)
As a member of the multidisciplinary FAP team, is responsible for providing comprehensive home-based prevention services to families to prevent child and partner maltreatment
Interfaces with the MTF Chief Nurse regarding standards of nursing practice and integration into the MTF
Provides nursing home-based services that include education, support, and anticipatory guidance in such areas as growth and development across the life span, nutrition, parenting, attachment and bonding individual and family health related issues, family violence dynamics, problem solving, family communication skills and bereavement
Establishes an effective process to locate and administer the Family Needs Screener to members of the base population who are eligible for NPSP services and offers home visitation services to families at risk for maltreatment
Develops family service plans, which include a nursing diagnosis that incorporates secondary prevention services for NPSP families and maltreatment cases
Works with the prevention team
Recommends improvements to correct deficiencies
Participates in and support meetings, conferences, and forums to promote customer and other external activities
Other duties as assigned
Required Education and/or Experience Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree in nursing
An unrestricted license in one of the States or U.S. territories
Minimum of two years’ experience (within the last four years) as a Community Health Nurse and/or Maternal Child Health nursing, or direct experience in domestic or child abuse
Ability to educate personnel on the installation regarding the most effective responses and resources for domestic abuse, child abuse, and neglect, and PSB-CY on behalf of victims and at-risk Family members
Experience facilitating informal and formal community networks to build positive relationships and reduce social isolation.
Experience utilizing community-based services and formal and informal community networks to provide concrete support for families who may be in crisis
Understand strategies to engage and support the service member’s role in childrearing especially during separations due to deployment and other military operations
Ability to apply methods for screening for, assessing, and addressing protective and risk factors associated with child abuse and neglect using a strengths-based Family-centered developmental approach
Proficiency in MS Office Suite and business automation equipment
Understanding of military culture and lifestyle
Ability to travel 10% of the time
Valid, unrestricted motor vehicle license
Valid US Passport
Must pass a pre-employment background check
- 2 years’ experience supporting DoD/Army programs
Other Skills and Abilities
This position requires access to U.S. Government facilities and systems. U.S. Citizenship, a valid driver's license, transportation, and auto insurance are required.
The employee must be physically and mentally able to perform all contractual duties, which may include transporting, lifting and setting up displays, and standing and walking during activities that involve domestic abuse, child abuse and neglect, and PSB-CY prevention and response activities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems promptly; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Physical Demands: Works in office areas. Sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. The NPSN Uses a personal computer, telephones, copiers, printers, and other office equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)