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Part Time Hushabye Nursery Health Care Assistant
Addiction can steal the dignity and freedom of affected individuals, splinter their families, and threaten the safety of communities. The stigma of drug addiction and a shortage of treatment options have left many individuals trying to cope with addiction without the support they need. Drug use among pregnant women has increased substantially causing a dramatic increase in infants born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a baby is born every 15 minutes with NAS resulting from the mother’s prenatal opioid exposure. NAS babies are the tiniest victims in today’s opioid health crisis, one exacerbated by persistent barriers to healthcare access and equity for infants and families. Communities have been thrust into attempting to handle the complex care needs of individuals resulting from opioid use disorder (OUD). In response, Hushabye Nursery has pioneered the first fully-integrated, holistic care model in the nation to provide medical treatment for babies experiencing NAS together with intensive behavioral health services to those family systems impacted by OUD. Hushabye Nursery opened its doors in November 2020, offering brave and enduring change rooted in the best available scientific research. In collaboration with health care providers, payers, policymakers, and consumer groups, Hushabye Nursery is working to change systems and help ensure that every that infant experiencing NAS together with their family system experiencing OUD receives the right care at the right price, while improving overall health outcomes. Our organization is committed to using evidence-based best practices to serve the most innocent patients at-risk youth and their families in turmoil. AmeriCorps members who will provide intensive prevention and interventions to Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) infants and their caregivers experiencing prescription drug and opioid withdrawal symptoms in Arizona.
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Member Duties : This position is responsible for providing personal care and delegated patient care services designed to maintain the patients physical comfort and safety. Follows all departmental policies and procedures as well as safety, environmental, and infection control standards. Adheres to the facility’s Core Values and mission with complete regard for the dignity of each person.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
Service Areas :
Health . 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Team Work ,  First Aid ,  Medicine ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Social Services . 
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AmeriCorps State / National

Part Time Hushabye Nursery Health Care Assistant

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   08/31/2023

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  


Accepting Applications
From  09/20/2021  To  08/31/2023 

Contact Shauna Anderson
3003 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix   AZ   85008

Listing ID 107134