Help Me Grow Home Visitors

Help Me Grow (HMG) Home Visitor

The Ross County Health District, is an equal opportunity employer, strives to hire and maintain a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the culture and demographics of the population we serve.


The Help Me Grow (HMG)-Home Visitor (HV) provides in-home visitation services to families with children, prenatal to age 3, who reside in Ross County. An evidenced-based program will be utilized by the home visitor to promote healthy growth and development for babies and young children. The HMG HV will use a non-judgmental, compassionate approach that empowers parents with skills, tools, and confidence to nurture the healthy growth of their children. The primary focus of the HMG Home Visiting program includes interventions that are family-centered, strength-based and directed at establishing a trusting relationship. The HMG HV supports families by providing them with information regarding child development, healthy pregnancy, and parenting skill development, including traditional parenting practices. The HV will conduct regular developmental screenings, parent-child interaction assessments, and monitor the family’s connection to a medical home provider.


  • Two years of experience working with infants/toddlers and their families.

  • Experience working with diverse populations in a community-based setting.

  • Strong knowledge of community resources.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Skilled in use of computer systems, web-based software applications, and Microsoft 365.

  • Organization and planning skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to pass a B.C.I. Background Check and a Drug Test.

  • Ability to pass a background check with the Ohio central registry on child abuse and


  • Individual completes a personal profile with verification on the Ohio professional

• Individual completes mandatory training, not limited to those required by the evidenced-based model being implemented.


• Must have a valid State of Ohio driver’s license and remain insurable in accordance with the agency’s insurance policy.


  • Provides HMG in-home visitation services with referred at-risk families in Ross County to educate parents, help parents develop age-appropriate parenting skills, and engage families in positive interactions that enhance bonding and facilitate children’s learning.

  • Provides follow-up with clients via phone calls, home visits, and visits to other settings where clients can be found. Follow-up should be continuous from initial eligibility through closure of need.

  • Establishes a positive, trusting relationship with at-risk families by initiating and maintaining regular client contact and providing emotional support, encouragement, and feedback.

  • Collaborates with families to develop their individualized Family Plan (FP) and review the plans in a timely manner.

  • Applies knowledge of child development, parent-child interaction, family systems, preventative health, and the dynamics of child abuse and neglect in working with families.

  • Coordinates completion of all required eligibility determination procedures, ongoing screenings, and assessments in accordance with HMG HV rule.

  • Coordinates information sharing with medical and service providers.

  • Remains knowledgeable of community resources and collaborates with community

    agencies to effectively assist enrolled families in utilizing available services to meet their

    needs; maintains supporting documentation of all referrals and follow-up.

  • Works closely with any internal programs (Women, Infant, and Children’s program, Cribs

    for Kids) and partners the clients are working with to help ensure they have

    comprehensive and coordinated care.

  • Assists clients with accessing health-related services, completing applications and forms,

    understanding care plans and instructions, and utilizing services.

  • Enters data into electronic state data system and hard copy records, spreadsheets, and

    databases. Completes client reporting within required timefra

  • Maintains confidentiality of confidential or sensitive records and information pertinent to the assigned position.

    • Supports development, assessment, planning, and evaluation efforts related to the HMG Home Visiting program.

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      Salary Range: $16.45 - $19.74

      Benefits: Medical Insurance Dental Insurance

      Vision Insurance Life Insurance OPERS – Retirement Personal Days Vacation

      Sick Leave Holidays - 15 paid

      Position open until filled
      To apply send resume and cover letter to:

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Medical

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