DOULA - WINGS Program

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Job Details:
Job Title: WINGS - Doula 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Location: Greeley, CO
Position #: 3069
Salary Range: $15.00/hr. - $19.47/hr.

The base compensation represents the entry point of the salary range. Salary placements will vary and may be above the starting wage based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, education, and licensure. Salary placements generally occur between the starting wage and the midpoint of the salary range. 

Program:
Women struggling with addiction have limited options for treatment and even fewer options if they are pregnant or have small children. The Wings Program provides residential and intensive outpatient treatment for pregnant women and their children aged birth to five. These comprehensive services facilitate recovery from addiction and promote family self-sufficiency and healthy lifestyle choices. Wings work closely with the North Range Behavioral Health early childhood Family Connects programs and, continues treatment including the children in a whole-family approach.

Position Summary:
With a Customer First and Compassionate approach, a Doula will:

  • Provides emotional, physical, and educational support to expecting mothers or those who have recently given birth and offer encouragement, advice, and comfort to new mothers.
  • Provide the mother with emotional, physical, moral, and educational support, especially during times when the father and other close relatives are unavailable.
  • Listen to the concerns and questions of the mother, in a kind, non-judgmental way and offer the best advice.
  • Attend prenatal meetings to get to know the mother and establish her birth preferences and other requirements
  • Remain with the mother throughout labor and provide physical and emotional support during and after childbirth. During labor, may answer questions the clients have, as well as practice breathing, relaxation, and massage techniques, when appropriate.
  • Visit the home of the mother once she has been discharged and assist with the care of the baby while the mother heals.
  • Provide practical support and advice to the mother after childbirth, like organizing the nursery, running errands, and assisting with breastfeeding and meal preparation.
  • Assist clients who may have difficulty feeding their baby. Encourage bonding between the new baby, the mother, and other family members.
  • Make regular visits to the client during the entire postpartum period, which can last up to six months, and provide help to both the client and family as they adjust to having a new baby in the house. This includes providing information to help the client make decisions about childcare, as well as facilitating communication between the client and caregivers when necessary.
  • Keep up to date on childbirth support, birthing techniques, and pre and postnatal care by conducting research, networking with other Doulas and mothers, and attending workshops and lectures.
  • Assis in whatever way possible to make the transition into motherhood easier.
  • Use personal experience to model the value of every client's experience and to teach effective coping techniques and self-help strategies that lead to recovery and/or resiliency. Offer clients hope regarding recovery/resiliency, through appropriate self-disclosure, role modeling, and coaching during the recovery process and/or development of resiliency.
  • Assist clients to identify barriers to recovery/resiliency and individual warning signs; help cultivate positive behaviors to prevent relapse, avoid future crisis involvement, and focus on wellness.
  • As required by the program, document progress reports, mentoring notes, letters, and phone calls; maintain electronic health records in accordance with agency standards; confirm coding of services rendered is ethically appropriate and results in successful billing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A valid Driver's License and driving record that meets agency insurability as set forth by someone that must transport clients/program participants as required by the program.

Education:

  • A High School Diploma and/or ability to successfully demonstrate reading, writing, and speaking skills, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:

  • Must have a personal experience of having been impacted by mental illness, substance abuse issues, other co-occurring challenges, or child and family issues.
  • Must be 1-year free of drugs and/or alcohol and demonstrate working in a recovery program.
  • Successful competition of substance use disorder treatment and must be 1 year since completion of such treatment.
  • No current or recent legal involvement within the past 2 years.
  • Motivated to support others in the recovery process.
  • Ability to take peer-to-peer training as required.

Nice to Have, Monetary Incentives Available:

  • Bilingual Spanish Speaking desired

Additional Eligibility requirements, as required by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE):

  • Annual Flu Vaccine
  • COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Annual TB testing

Benefits and Perks:
This position may be eligible for the Loan Repayment Program through our partnership with the Colorado Health Services Corps (CHSC), National Health Service Corps (NHSC), or the National Health Service Corps Star Program. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Collaborative and Compassionate team culture
  • Competitive Compensation Structure
  • Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts
  • Excellent Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Leave Bank Hours
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programs
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with Employer Contribution
  • Supervision and Group Supervision Hours
  • Professional Development Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Discounts at Participating Community and National Vendors

North Range Behavioral Health is among the largest employers in Weld County. Our team members are supported and encouraged, and we strongly believe in the importance of a healthy work/life balance. We provide our employees with cutting-edge tools, training, and thoughtful supervision in professional development. We thrive on hearing from our employees and encourage the sharing of ideas.

North Range Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer