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 one year. 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


Development Coordinator

Administers the Salsa database: data entry, reporting, monthly reconciliation of accounts to ensure accuracy.

Ensures timely written acknowledgement of donations and works on various donation appeal mailings.

Participates in event planning and special events activities.

Greets the public through phone, walk-in and in person inquiries. Assists with accepting donations of items.

Assists with social media, publications and brochures and other forms of communication. Designs and edits promotional materials.

Initiates, participates in and represents NFN in community events, including speaking engagements as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will possess and 1-3 years of fundraising/development, nonprofit organizational or related experience. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred. Prior work in an administrative database is a plus.

The following skills are required:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including data entry
  • Social media and/or graphic design experience is a plus

This is a benefit eligible position, with hours that may range from 32 up to 40 hours per week.  Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume and salary requirements directly to: hr@nursesfornewborns.org

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 P/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 a job with Nurses for Newborns please download and complete an application and send it and a resume to Human Resources.

Tennessee


Staff Nurse – Primarily Davidson County

NFN Staff Nurses independently provide in-home nursing visits to prenatal, postpartum and newborn clients.  They follow Clinical Guidelines in planning care, assessing client needs and in determining and utilizing screening tools.  They refers clients to community agencies and other resources as appropriate.  They complete forms and documentation by entering assessments, screenings, and care plan referrals in electronic database following NFN guidelines. They work with hospitals, physicians, managed care, and community agencies to provide care for clients.

Required Experience:

  • 5 years experience in maternal/child health or 3 years experience in NICU/Special Care Nursery
  • Possess an active license to practice in the state of Tennessee
  • Have an automobile and current driver’s license and automobile insurance

To apply for this position, please download and complete an application and send it with a cover letter and résumé to Gloria Morrison with the subject line “Nurse Opening.”

Development Director

The Nurses for Newborns of TN Development Director plans, organizes, and implements all activities associated with a comprehensive Fund Development Plan.  This position directs and oversees all fundraising, grant-management, public relations, marketing, and volunteer efforts and activities to meet budgeted financial goals.  This position supervises the Development Coordinator in the execution of these development tasks.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in fundraising, development or a related field required
  • 5 or more years of related fundraising experience required
  • 1-3 years of experience in grant preparation and management required; 3-5 years preferred
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as required and travel regionally as required
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and implementing comprehensive fund development programs and producing charitable contributions.

Other Qualifications:

  • Effective verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and handle conflicting priorities and deadlines appropriately
  • Skilled in utilizing email, Excel, Word, social media and database entry in a Mac environment

 

To apply for this position, please download and complete an application and send it with a cover letter and résumé to Amanda Peltz with the subject line “Development Director.”

Development Coordinator

The Nurses for Newborns of TN Development Coordinator is responsible for the identification of and drafting of grant proposals to local, state and national funders. This position works in collaboration with other key staff to develop and implement fundraising efforts and is responsible for the coordination and administration of the development database, including documentation, reporting and data entry.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 1-3 years fundraising/development or related experience
  • 1-3 years grant writing experience

Other Qualifications:

  • Requires effective verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects efficiently.
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently.

To apply for this position, please download and complete an application and send it with a cover letter and résumé to Amanda Peltz with the subject line “Development Coordinator.”

Spanish Interpreter – Community Health Educator

The Nurses for Newborns of TN Spanish Interpreter/CHE for the Spanish Language Community is responsible for the ongoing interpretation of visits, call contacts and any other communication between the nurses or office staff, and the agency’s Spanish speaking clients. Collaborates with the Executive Director, Nursing Director, staff nurses and office staff to meet the needs of our Spanish speaking clients including translation of printed materials.  Applicants must have experience with medical translation. Please send resumes to Amanda Peltz.


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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