Pinnacle Health Systems Harrisburg , PA 17101
Job Summary: Performs and coordinates a variety of duties including: conducts Healthy Home Assessments and Environmental Inspections for insects, pests, mold and moisture, allergens, lead hazards and other injurious and health risks, educates health care providers, families, community agencies and others about risks and opportunities to improve the home environment.
Is a clinically competent practitioner that provides these services in a client's place of residence using a process of data collection, planning, implementation, and evaluation in order to collaborate with all members of the Lead and Healthy Homes (LHH) team to provide comprehensive services for the family. Is self-directed and accountable for the coordination of care for assigned cases. Oversees and directs the duties of the Healthy Homes Technician in the assignment of both Healthy Home (HH) assessments and educational presentations to the community. Valid PA Driver's license in good standing and eligible to be covered under the organizations auto liability policy.
Graduate of an accredited two to four year college, degree with concentration in biology, chemistry, environmental science, public health, nursing, social work or similar; will consider graduate of a Licensed Practical School of Nursing with current Pennsylvania Licensure or school of technology and three four years of community health/public health experience, or Healthy Homes Experience/Credential and two three years of environmental community field experience.
Must take the Healthy Homes Credential course and exam offered through the National Environmental Housing Association (NEHA) (when qualified) after attending the Healthy Homes Specialist Training. May take the Certified Lead Risk Assessor course and exam when qualified. Required background checks:
Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Criminal Record Check. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check.
Knowledge of interior and exterior home construction is helpful.
Strong computer skills and functional knowledge in software programs e.g. Microsoft Office.