Providence Health & Services Parent Coach II - Welcome Baby in San Pedro, California


Providence is calling for Parent Coach II for Welcome Baby (Full Time - Day Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary in San Pedro, CA.

*Bilingual English/Spanish required

In this position you will:

  • The primary function of the Parent Coach II is to provide education, support and resources for home visitation families.

  • The parent coach is also responsible for conducting the prenatal and postpartum visits in the home, supporting families and providing some primary parent education in the areas of breastfeeding and child development.

  • The parent coach is also responsible for referring families to community-based supports, if needed.

  • This is a Grant funded position.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor degree required in child development, social work, psychology, human development or related field.

  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

  • One year experience in maternal and child home visitation.

  • Ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

  • Ability to promote bonding and attachment between infant-primary caregiver.

  • Ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required

  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with an ethnically diverse population.

  • Knowledgeable about local community resources and able to refer families to appropriate agencies.

  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.

  • Familiarity with the effects of domestic violence and parental alcohol and/other other drug abuse on family health, parenting, and general functioning.

  • Familiarity with the effects of perinatal depression on child development, parenting, and general functioning.

  • Current valid California Drivers license and automobile insurance.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) certification preferred.

  • Must complete CLE training within six months of hire.

  • Must complete 100% of WB training topics within one year of hire.

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

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.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 212618