Home Visitor Asthma Pgm:

Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Req ID: 16673

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Asthma Home Visitor provides asthma education, home visits and care coordination services for children with asthma in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties.  Their primary responsibility is to work with families of children with persistent asthma providing services to improve asthma management and outcomes. The Home Visitor will follow each family for 1 year and maintain a caseload of 50-75 families.

Job Responsibilities

 Daily responsibilities

Maintain caseload as defined by ongoing needs and level of experience

Identify high risk children with asthma- review inpatient and ED asthma reports, follow up on physician referrals, complete chart reviews for patients being seen in the Care Network for asthma-related sick visits, visit patients in the hospital when appropriate,  conduct asthma education classes in the home, demonstrate and supervise environmental interventions in the home.

Conduct regular follow-up visits and or telephone calls to reinforce education, administer ACT and report results to health care team.

Complete documentation for all home visits and education encounters in an appropriate and timely fashion

Attend team meetings for CAPP

Responsible for appropriate use intervention supplies, maintaining organization of storage closet and documentation of use of supplies

Training of new staff as needed.


 2. Supervised by CAPP Program manager at each practice for daily operations. Supervised clinically by

CAPP Medical Director  for training and maintenance of asthma skills. (8%)

Responsible for maintaining Microsoft Outlook calendar which documents daily schedule for site manager and CAPP Medical director

Attends monthly booster training sessions, participates in annual pediapredd asthma training

Follows all HIPPA and confidentiality regulations regarding protection of patients.

Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings, including CAPP team meeting and the Home Visitor meeting.

Keeps record and collects data as requested by managers

Maintains positive relationship with caregivers as determined by patient satisfaction


3. Travel to community sites for health fairs and events when appropriate.


Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent with three years experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

  • College course work and/or job experience preferred

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Knowledge of local community and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with urban population.
  • Preference given to residents of practice community.
  • Preference given to candidates with family or personal history of asthma.
  • Knowledge base of community organizations and current developments in the community.
  • Good interpersonal skills, communications skills, problem solving skills, teaching and coaching skills and community networking skills.
  • Ability to travel by car preferred.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 




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