Employment Opportunities

Nurses for Newborns is a non-profit organization that serves thousands of babies and families in Missouri and Tennessee. We exist to provide a safety net for families most at-risk in order to prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect. As a leader in the prevention of child abuse and neglect, NFN provides in-home nursing visits which promote healthcare, education and positive parenting skills. If you are looking for a challenging and meaningful career where you know you are making a difference please consider Nurses for Newborns!

Staff Nurse positions open on occasion and sometimes positions are created for new programs.  We retain applications/resumes for 90 days. Anyone applying for a Staff Nurse position must meet the following minimum requirements:

 

  • Possess an active license to practice in the state of Missouri or Tennessee (depending on which location you’re applying)
  • Have 5 years experience in maternal/child health or 3 years experience in NICU/Special Care Nursery
  • Have an automobile and current driver’s license and automobile insurance

Missouri

Staff RN

Nurses for Newborns is seeking a nurse to independently provide in-home nursing visits to pre-natal, postpartum and newborn clients. Follows Clinical Guidelines in planning care, assessing client needs and in determining and utilizing screening tools. Refers clients to community agencies and other resources as appropriate. Completes forms and documentation by entering assessments, screenings, care plans and referrals in electronic database following NFN guidelines. Works with hospitals, physicians, managed care and community agencies to provide care for clients. Locations within MO to be determined and may vary depending upon the needs of NFN.

This position may be either ¾ time (30 hours per week) or F/T.

Qualified candidates must:
Be an RN and possess an active license to practice in the state of Missouri
Have an automobile, current driver’s license and automobile insurance

Required experience:
5 years experience in maternal/child health or 3 years experience in NICU/Special Care Nursery
Bachelor’s degree

To apply for this position, please download and complete an application and send it with a cover letter and resumé to hr@nursesfornewborns.org with the subject line “Nurse Opening.”

 

Community Health Worker

Nurses for Newborns is seeking a Community Health Worker (CHW). The CHW is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has a close understanding of the community they serve. The worker serves as a liaison/link intermediary between health services, social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.

The CHW:

  • Visits clients in their homes and closely collaborates with the Registered Nurse within program parameters for provision of services and referrals.
  • Supports the Registered Nurse and other team members by following up on care plan goals, educating on home safety, promoting bonding between caregiver and child, and in recognizing and preventing child abuse and neglect.
  • Represents the agency in community events and by recruiting new clients.
  • Assists with cultural mediation among individuals, communities, health and social service systems.
  • Provides culturally appropriate health education and information.
  • Provides coaching and social support and advocates for individuals and communities.
  • Completes documentation within scheduled deadlines.
  • Attends required meetings.
  • Conducts community outreach.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with community issues and resources.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Community Health Worker Credentialing a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

  • Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Requires skill and accuracy in keyboarding, email and data entry
  • Ability to establish a trusting and therapeutic relationship with clients, caregivers and families
  • Knowledge of adult and child learning behaviors
  • Ability to multitask and work in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality a must
  • Strong self-motivation, organization, and planning skills

To apply for this position please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@nursesfornewborns.org

 

Finance Coordinator

Nurses for Newborns, (NFN) is an independent non-profit organization that serves families most at risk and works to save babies and strengthen families.  If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of these families NFN is looking for you!

We are seeking a Finance Coordinator to perform a variety of support functions. Attention to detail, flexibility in a dynamic work environment, accuracy in 10 key, and excellent customer service skills are essential in this position.

  • Primary responsibilities include:
  • Accounts Payable including coding
  • Data entry and processing checks
  • Accounts Receivable including preparation of invoices
  • Tracking utilization of grant funds and follow up with funders regarding payments
  • Preparation of EXCEL spreadsheets
  • Payroll data entry and processing
  • Filing, journal entries, reconciliations and special projects as assigned

Minimum requirements: Some college coursework in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience is required. Associates degree and or 1-2 years of experience is preferred. Should be proficient in Microsoft EXCEL and have skills in utilizing email and WORD at a basic level. We are seeking a self-starter, with excellent time management, organizational, problem-solving and communication skills.

Qualified candidates only please!  Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@nursesfornewborns.org

HR Coordinator

Nurses for Newborns, (NFN) is an independent non-profit organization that serves families most at risk and works to save babies and strengthen families.  If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of these families NFN is looking for you!

We are seeking a HR Coordinator to perform a variety of functions. Attention to detail, flexibility, excellent customer service skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality is essential in this position.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with hiring including scheduling interviews and orientation
  • Conducting reference and background checks
  • Conducting benefits orientation
  • Maintaining documentation and files including recurring documentation maintenance
  • Processing benefits during open enrollment and entering data into the HR database
  • This individual will also assist in managing leave time off, including FMLA requests and workman’s compensation claims and injury files.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in HR, communications or other relevant disciplines. Proficiency in data entry, Microsoft EXCEL, skills in utilizing email and WORD at a basic level. This individual should be a self-starter, with excellent time management, organizational, problem-solving and communication skills.

Qualified candidates only please!  We will consider both full time and part time candidates. Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@nursesfornewborns.org

Intake Coordinator

Nurses for Newborns provides a safety net for families most at-risk in order to prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect by providing in-home nursing visits which promote healthcare, education, and positive parenting skills.

We are seeking an Intake Coordinator. The Intake Coordinator is the first point of contact for referrers and clients and is responsible for establishing a positive first impression and relationship with clients and referring agencies.

Duties include:

  • Reviews referrals to determine program eligibility
  • Obtains demographic and medical/social factor information from clients
  • Works directly with clients by telephone
  • Enters referral information into the client database
  • Assists with assigning referral to home visitor staff
  • Contacts referrers if additional information is needed

A minimum of HS diploma is required. Degree in a related field preferred.

2-3 years experience in a non-profit or medical office setting is also preferred.

Effective verbal, written interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent computer skills, including data entry

Ability to multi-task is important for this position

Qualified candidates only please!  We will consider both full time and part time candidates. Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@nursesfornewborns.org

 

 

 

Nurses for Newborns is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. Nurses for Newborns offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.

Tennessee

Development Coordinator

Are you ready to help reduce infant mortality in our community as the new Development Coordinator for Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee? As a crucial member of the development team, the Development Coordinator will assist the Development Director in raising the funds that support our program and save the lives of babies around the Nashville area. You will help with researching and drafting grant proposals for local, state, and national funders; planning and promoting events; and executing social media and marketing campaigns; among many other tasks. Additionally, the Development Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and administration of the development database, including documentation, reporting,and data entry. The ideal candidate is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of Middle Tennessee families and excited to join a fun and productive office team!

RESPONSIBILITIES

Development:

  • Collaborates in the development and implementation of all fundraising efforts, including fundraising, event planning assistance, and participation in event activities.
  • Works collaboratively with the Development Team, participates in setting the development area fundraising goals and planning. Assists with strategy around events including communications, public relations, and fundraising goals.
  • Responsible for maintaining/data entry into the donor database with constituent information. Logs all incoming revenue and donations. Provides regular reporting to Development Leadership including ad hoc reports as requested. Works with the Accounting Coordinator to ensure accuracy and reconciliation with financial systems.
  • Completes timely written acknowledgment of donations, tracks and notifies appropriate parties of all memorials and honorariums.
  • Initiates, participates in, and represents NFN in a positive manner in community events that bring exposure to NFN, including speaking engagements as appropriate.
  • Assists the Development Director in creating promotional materials, including appeals and mailings.
  • Assists Development Director with social media and newsletter publication and/or other types of communications and public relations.

Grant Writing:

  • Researches and identifies potential new sources of grant support.
  • Obtains, reviews, and interprets grant guidelines to determine alignment of NFN mission with grant goals.
  • Develops annual calendar of grant prospect submissions.
  • Writes, prepares, compiles, and submits grant letters of intent, applications, and reports to the Development Director.
  • Maintains/updates Nurses for Newborns profile on Giving Matters

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
  • 1-3 years fundraising/development or related experience required.
  • 1-3 years experience in grant writing required.
  • Requires effective verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Requires the handling of highly confidential information with skill and discretion.
  • Requires competence in planning and organizing work.
  • Skills and accuracy in utilizing email, Word, database software and data entry, social media and graphic design in a Mac environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects efficiently.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and handle conflicting priorities and deadlines appropriately.
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Matt Robertson with the subject line of “Development Coordinator” for consideration.

Nurses for Newborns does not discriminate on the basis of race, color or national origin (Title VI).  NFN also does not discriminate on the basis of gender, religion, ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation or disability.  Complaints or concerns should be sent to Amanda Peltz, Title VI Coordinator (615) 313-9989