VNA Health Care has an outstanding opportunity available for dynamic, social-service professional to join our team.
Use your talent to make a difference and help bring quality and compassionate care to those in need!
The Doula position is a trained birth assistant who provides physical and emotional support during the woman’s third trimester, during labor, and postpartum. The Doula works collaboratively with the Family Support Worker to ensure quality, comprehensive care.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent required.
Knowledge/Skills: Bilingual in Spanish/English required. Must be client focused, culturally competent and non-judgemental. Individuals should possess maturity and experience in successfully working with infants and young children/parents while demonstrating motivation and ability to learn and apply basic parenting skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to convey empathy, and provide comfort through touch, words, and actions. Ability to participate after hours on an “on-call” basis. Must have own means of transportation and the ability to drive a car (position entails driving to client’s homes in the Kane County area). Maintain current driver’s license and automobile insurance.
Type/Years' Experience: Experience working with infants, young children and parents required. Experience in a community health setting preferred.
VNA has been at the forefront of health services in area since 1918, bringing exceptional healthcare delivered in homes, VNA clinics and community settings with extensive programs and services. VNA clinics are located in seven large suburban communities: Aurora, Elgin, Carol Stream, Bensenville, Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Joliet and Wheaton. With a staff of over 400 we serve 90,000 annually, providi...ng primary care at our Federally Qualified Health Center. In 2012 VNA Health Care was voted Top 50 Best Places to Work in Illinois. As a Joint Commission accredited organization we offer a strengths based culture where you can put your talents into action. Here’s your opportunity to serve the greater good in a supportive team environment.400 N Highland Ave Aurora IL 60506Ph.630-978-2532 X8058 HR@vnahealth.comFax : 630-892-0262www.vnahealth.com