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Any Baby Can provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including agency-paid health and wellness benefits, paid leave for vacation, personal time off, holidays (including a winter break), an Employee Assistance Program, 401K and Flexible Spending Accounts. Any Baby Can is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Opportunities at Any Baby Can

 

POSITION TITLE: Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The IT Coordinator manages all aspects of agency information technology infrastructure, software, hardware, and security needs. This position is responsible for ensuring the protection of sensitive electronic information, and serves as the key link between the agency management and resources, and any impact on agency operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Directs the investigation and analysis of computer equipment and related software, and supplies management with documentation of advantages and disadvantages.
• Ensure network security through firewalls, anti-virus software, password policies, and other methods, and backup and maintain the agency’s network system.
• Provides guidance to the systems, programming, and operations in the solution of hardware/software related problems, and resolve network connectivity issues.
• Maintain Windows 2003, Exchange 2003 and MS SQL 2000 server operating systems.
• Maintain consistent updates on all servers, computers and laptops.
• Install, update and maintain software on all workstations, and provide technical support and training for agency employees.
• Maintain Panasonic telephone system with PBX software.
• Responsible for all copier and printer network issues and maintenance.
• Maintain electronic inventories of all IT equipment, software, licensing and agreements.
• Act as point of contact between management and vendors/consultants.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology field, plus a minimum of 2 years maintaining and administering Windows Server 2003, required.
• Demonstrated experience with: Computer and peripheral installations; Remote access tools;  Hardware and software installation and support; Network system configuration and maintenance; Mac and PC platforms; Client security principles including host firewall configuration, network security, patching, and antivirus, required.
• Experience managing MS SQL Server 2000 and/or Exchange Server 2003, required; experience managing Cisco hardware, Unix, and/or Linux, a plus.
• Strong knowledge of MS Office and database management.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a collaborative team, as well as communicate with individuals at all levels of the agency.
• Strong desire to provide support to agency staff and an interest in working with a non-profit, social service agency.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and meet deadlines.

 

POSITION TITLE:  Nurse Home Visitor, Nurse-Family Partnership

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families eligible for the Nurse Family Partnership program. This position provides case management and care coordination through home visitation for low-income, first-time mothers and their families, from early pregnancy up to 2 years of age. This position is required to attend education sessions in Denver, CO to learn the NFP model and guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Clinical:
• Assess the physical, emotional, social, and environmental needs of women and their families and provide assistance in establishing realistic goals and measurable outcomes, as related to health and life course development.
• Provide counseling and instruction to assist clients in attaining targeted goals, in areas including prenatal and postpartum care, nutrition, parenting, child health care, family planning, and special health problems.
• Utilize principles and concepts of parallel process and reflective parenting; modeling, therapeutic relationships, change theory, self-efficacy, client-centered, strength based, and solutions.
• Perform home visiting in accordance with the NFP model and maintain appropriate, thorough, timely, and compliant documentation on visits.
Outreach:
• Perform outreach activities to community agencies in order to facilitate alliances for program promotion and to improve program objectives.
• Develop and maintain community relationships to support client referrals and link clients with community resources that are relevant to their specific needs.
Professional Development:
• Engage in skill building to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
• Remain informed of current health care developments to provide safe, quality nurse home visiting services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, plus a minimum of 2 years practical nursing experience, required.
• Current Texas RN license, required.
• Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, preferred.
• Experience in community health, educational or case management setting with an emphasis on pediatrics, pre/postnatal care and infant mental health, strongly preferred.
• Proven ability to establish interpersonal relationships with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs.
• Demonstrated abilities in problem-solving, initiative, and communication, required.
• Demonstrated skills in building self-efficacy, and practicing strength-based, solution-focused nursing with the ability to adapt to change and challenge, required.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas driver’s license, and current auto insurance.

 

POSITION TITLE: Bilingual Licensed Therapist


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide bilingual home-based counseling to children and families enrolled in Any Baby Can’s home-based programs and selected community partners. Provide consultation to members of agency interdisciplinary teams regarding mental health issues for families with children. This position will also include: coordinating, facilitating, and leading bilingual postpartum support groups, providing specialized preventative postpartum home-based counseling, and postpartum screening.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Counseling
• Provide counseling for adults, children, adolescents and/or families in the home, the office, and/or other sites as needed in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with the clients and their families.
• Develop a diagnosis for each client and coordinate short-term goals in collaboration with the clients and/or families.
• Coordinate counseling services and provide a minimum of 6 hours of face to face direct counseling per week.
• Coordinate preventative postpartum counseling services and provide a minimum of 8 face to face hours of counseling per week.
• Respond to birth notifications with screening clients for postpartum concerns.
• Providing informational presentations for the postpartum diagnostic spectrum.
• Create curriculum, facilitate, and lead bilingual support groups for new moms/parents concerned about or experiencing symptoms on the postpartum diagnostic spectrum, as well as other topics as needed.
• Give input/recommendations as requested for referrals and assignment of new counseling clients, as well as providing input/recommendations for the revision of policies/procedures pertaining to counseling services for all of ABC’s programs.
• Provide translation, both verbal and written, for clients and program staff, as needed.
• Participate in program and agency meetings, including regular supervision sessions with the FHP Supervisor.
• Monitor community needs and assist with any program revisions or redesigns of postpartum services by consulting with and offering recommendations to the FHP Supervisor/Director.
Collaboration and Paperwork
• Consult and collaborate with ABC’s social workers, case managers, and educators regarding referred clients, mothers experiencing postpartum symptoms, and other mental health issues related to clients & families. 
• Perform Quality Assurance process for counseling records and service delivery and report findings on a regularly establish basis.
• Complete all clerical work in a timely manner including: counseling intake, assessment, treatment plans, billing requirements, and progress notes (input within 48 hours) utilizing agency database. Record outcomes at case closure and provide clients the opportunity to report their personal experience with counseling. Record outcomes for postpartum groups for regular submission and review by FHP Supervisor/Director.   
• Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with other agency’s outreach teams, to coordinate outreach to doctors’ offices, hospitals and other medical facilities for postpartum issues.
• Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling, with most supervision hours complete, and a minimum of 2 years professional experience required; LCSW or LPC preferred.
• Texas License in Social Work and/or Counseling, required.
• Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, required.
• Experience in working with low-income and culturally diverse families with multiple needs.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as actively participate as a collaborative team member.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport quickly with client’s and families.
• Proven ability to maintain detailed and accurate program records and meet deadlines.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure and handle crisis situations.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
• Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification or obtain within 3 months
 

POSITION TITLE:  Part Time Bilingual Therapist (20hrs/week)  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide bilingual home-based counseling to children and families enrolled in Any Baby Can’s core home-based programs and selected community partners. In addition this position also provides consultation to members of agency interdisciplinary teams regarding mental health issues for families with children. Finally this position requires the knowledge and licensing ability to bill third party insurances. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Clinical Counseling
• Provide counseling for adults, children, adolescents and/or families in the home, the office, and/or other sites as needed in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with the clients and their families.
• Develop a diagnosis for each client and coordinate short-term goals in collaboration with the clients and/or families.
• Coordinate counseling services and provide a minimum of 8 hours of face to face direct counseling per week.
• Create curriculum, facilitate, and lead counseling support groups with a variety of topics as needed.
• Give input/recommendations as requested for referrals and assignment of new counseling clients, as well as providing input/recommendations for the revision of policies/procedures pertaining to counseling services for all of ABC’s programs.
• Provide translation, both verbal and written, for clients and program staff, as needed.
• Participate in program and agency meetings, including regular supervision sessions with the FHP Supervisor.
• Provide Clinical Supervision, if applicable, to master’s level social workers/counselors seeking licensure, as well as, student interns working toward a comparable degree.

Collaboration and Paperwork
• Consult and collaborate with ABC’s social workers, case managers, and educators regarding referred clients and mental health issues related to clients & families. 
• Perform Quality Assurance process for counseling records and service delivery.
• Complete all clerical work in a timely manner including: counseling intake, assessment, treatment plans, billing requirements, and progress notes (input within 48 hours) utilizing agency database. Record outcomes at case closure and provide clients the opportunity to report their personal experience with counseling. Provide copies of clerical work as requested, to FHP Supervisor for review.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Social Work/Counseling or related therapeutic field, LCSW/LPC or related license, and a minimum of 2 years professional experience required.
• Texas License in Social Work Counseling or related license, required.
• Knowledge & licensing to bill third party insurances.
• Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, required.
• Experience in working with low-income and culturally diverse families with multiple needs.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as actively participate as a collaborative team member.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport quickly with client’s and families.
• Proven ability to maintain detailed and accurate program records and meet deadlines.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure and handle crisis situations.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
• Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification or obtain within 3 months.

 

POSITION TITLE:  Bilingual Licensed Therapist


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide bilingual home-based counseling to children and families enrolled in Any Baby Can’s core home-based programs and select community partners. This position also provides consultation to members of agency interdisciplinary teams regarding mental health issues for families with children. Finally this position requires the knowledge and licensing ability to bill third party insurances.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Clinical Counseling
• Provide counseling for adults, children, adolescents and/or families in the home, the office, and/or other sites as needed in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with the clients and their families.
• Develop a diagnosis for each client and coordinate short-term goals in collaboration with the clients and/or families.
• Coordinate counseling services and provide a minimum of 15 hours of face to face direct counseling per week.
• Create curriculum, facilitate, and lead counseling support groups with a variety of topics as needed.
• Give input/recommendations as requested for referrals and assignment of new counseling clients, as well as providing input/recommendations for the revision of policies/procedures pertaining to counseling services for all of ABC’s programs.
• Provide translation, both verbal and written, for clients and program staff, as needed.
• Participate in program and agency meetings, including regular supervision sessions with the NES Program Manager.
Collaboration and Paperwork
• Consult and collaborate with ABC’s social workers, case managers, and educators regarding referred clients and mental health issues related to clients & families. 
• Perform Quality Assurance process for counseling records and service delivery.
• Complete all clerical work in a timely manner including: counseling intake, assessment, treatment plans, billing requirements, and progress notes (input within 48 hours) utilizing agency database. Record outcomes at case closure and provide clients the opportunity to report their personal experience with counseling. Provide copies of clerical work as requested, to NES Program Manager for review
• Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling, with most supervision hours complete, and a minimum of 2 years professional experience required; LCSW or LPC preferred.
• Texas License in Social Work and/or Counseling, required.
• Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, required.
• Experience in working with low-income and culturally diverse families with multiple needs.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as actively participate as a collaborative team member.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport quickly with client’s and families.
• Proven ability to maintain detailed and accurate program records and meet deadlines.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure and handle crisis situations.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
• Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification or obtain within 3 months.

 

POSITION TITLE:  Bilingual Licensed Social Worker- Candlelighters program (2 positions available)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
:  The Candlelighters Licensed Social Worker provides counseling, case coordination, and support services to families of children diagnosed with cancer. Support services include referrals, development of individual service plans, and crisis intervention with the goal of identifying service needs and implementing plans to meet those needs. This position requires periodic availability outside the normal working hours to attend and facilitate program-related events and fundraisers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Clinical Counseling
• Provide counseling for individuals, families, and groups in the home, office, and/or other sites, as needed.
• Assess and develop a diagnosis for each client, and develop a treatment plan according to assessment and diagnosis.
• Complete counseling intake, assessment, diagnosis, counseling goals, and treatment plans, and maintain progress notes documenting attainment of goals.
• Participate in individual and/or group clinical supervision, along with the agency’s clinical supervision group, and facilitate therapy groups as requested.
Case Coordination
• Provide case management in the home, office, and other sites as needed, in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with clients and families on caseload.
• Complete Family Needs Assessment form and develop Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), in collaboration with the families.
Collaboration and Paperwork
• Provide leadership to and participate in program sponsored events, such as Camp Grey Dove and Luminaria, along with various other program fundraisers.
• Present intakes of new clients and other cases at team meetings for the purpose of further assessing the needs of each family and developing strategies.
• Facilitate referrals with community resources through advocacy and coordination, and collaborate with other agencies to enhance service provision and referrals.
• Complete computer-based information, including referral and intake data forms, and submit all paperwork within program and agency timelines.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Masters degree in Social Work, plus 2 years experience in the field of social work or counseling, required. Pediatric oncology experience strongly preferred.
• License (Texas) in Social Work, required.
• Experience working with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs and limited resources, along with home visitation experience, strongly preferred.
• Fluent language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, required.
• Familiarity working with children and families in medical settings, and ability to handle crisis situations.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and ability to work independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
• Proficiency with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, along with a familiarity of database applications.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas Drivers License and current auto insurance.

 

 

POSITION TITLE:  Family Education Children’s Teacher


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Family Education Children’s Teacher provides care for children, ages 6 weeks to 11 years, of parents attending Any Baby Can’s literacy or parenting education classes. This position is responsible for the direct supervision of children at all times; assuring their safety, comfort, and opportunities to engage in age-appropriate activities. This position may also provide minimal administrative support, as needed.

**** This position requires availability Mondays through Saturdays
with variable morning, afternoon, and/or evening shifts. ****

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Greet parents and children, ensure attendance records are completed upon arrival, and help the children adapt to the childcare setting. 
• Develop preschool center activities and facilitate school age children’s groups using an evidence based curriculum.
• Engage children in age appropriate, stimulating activities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem-solving.
• Facilitate successful interaction between children such as taking turns and sharing.
• Guide children in making appropriate book selections and model effective reading and listening techniques.
• Use positive methods of discipline and guidance with children at all times.
• Contact parents, as needed, to tend to their child’s hygienic needs including diaper changes and other restroom necessities.
• Assist with set-up and take-down of the rooms for parent education classes and childcare, including arrangement of tables/chairs, coordination of materials for age-appropriate activities and snack preparation.
• Responsible for childcare area clean-up, take-down, and storage of furniture, equipment, and materials, as well as sanitizing toys.
• Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications for infants, children, and adults.
• Complete professional development courses/trainings and attend monthly team meetings, as requested.
• Submit all agency and program paperwork within deadlines.
• Other duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School graduation or equivalent required, some college hours preferred; plus a minimum of 2 years experience working with children preferably in a childcare setting.
• Fluent language skills in English, both verbal and written modalities; bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
• Must be flexible, patient, and creative dealing with young children and demonstrated behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
• Knowledge of and experience working with low-income, diverse and underserved populations and ability to establish rapport quickly with clients.
• Carry out duties in a manner that respects ethnic, cultural and language diversity.
• Able to work both independently and as a member of a collaborative team, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines.
• Skilled in reacting to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.



 


Interested candidates may apply by sending a resume, cover letter and application to Jobs@anybabycan.org, fax: 512-334-4471 or Mail to: Any Baby Can Attn: Jobs 1121 7th Street Austin, TX 78702. EOE

Internship Opportunities at Any Baby Can

There is 1 internship availability with the No Estás Solo Counseling Program for the Fall of 2014. Bilingual (English/Spanish) interns with; year-long or extended placement availability and some experience with home-visitation are preferred. We accept applications from students who are seeking their masters in social work or professional counseling. This is an unpaid internship that involves travel. For information or to apply please email Elizabeth Aguirre at ElizabethA@anybabycan.org.

Our support groups that are facilitated on site are not currently available for shadowing or observing opportunities. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

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