Family Wellness Coach

Location
Burlington, VT
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Details Advertising/Posting Title
Family Wellness Coach

Diversity Statement
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Posting Summary

Using the Vermont Family Based Approach ("VFBA"), provide family wellness coaching in the context of a research study at the Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families in collaboration with the Department of OBGYN. Provide intensive coaching in a specific VFBA domain of wellness (see below) to expecting mothers and mothers who have recently delivered. Develop and document training modules to facilitate state and national dissemination and implementation of the VFBA. Serve as a content expert in one or more VFBA domain of wellness for other members of the clinical and research team. Coordinate with external collaborators in this content area.
The VFBA is a clinical and public-health paradigm for health promotion, prevention, and intervention from a family-based perspective. The Family Wellness Coach ("FWC") uses the VFBA to help families devise and implement a comprehensive individualized program of health and wellness and serve as a liaison between the family and other members of the health care team. This health and wellness program uses the VFBA domains of wellness, including mindfulness, music, exercise and sports, nutrition, reducing screen time, positive parenting, positive communication strategies, and community involvement.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Master's degree in related field, LICSW and three years related clinical experience with women in the perinatal period and/or young children required. Education and experience in at least one VFBA domains of wellness (including mindfulness, music, exercise and sports, nutrition, reducing screen time, positive parenting, positive communication strategies, and community involvement) required.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience and advanced training in yoga and mindfulness for pregnancy. Experience with pregnancy and/or parenting.

Other Information

6 month probationary period

Special Conditions
Contingent on continued funding, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required

FLSA
Exempt

Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE))
42000.00

Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE))
79800.00

Staff Hiring Band
Hiring salary budgeted at mid pay band

Staff Union Code
NU

Posting Details
Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date
07/10/2018

Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)

Open Until Filled
No

Position Information Position Title
Health Care Professional

Posting Number
S1667PO

Department
Psychiatry/55750

Position Number
00024758

Employee FTE
1.00

Employee Term
12

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    The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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