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


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

•Spanish Interpreter – Community Health Worker (Part Time)

The Nurses for Newborns Community Health Worker visits clients in their homes and serves as an advocate, assisting clients and their families in locating resources, obtaining regular medical care and meeting transportation needs. The Community Health Worker 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. The Community Health Worker represents the agency in community events and by recruiting new clients. We are seeking a person who has excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a strong self-motivated individual with excellent organization and planning skills. The person filling this position must be fluent in both English and Spanish. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Requires skill in keyboarding, email and data entry
  • Ability to establish a trusting and therapeutic relationship with clients, caregivers and families
  • 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 a job with Nurses for Newborns please download and complete an application and send it and a resume to Human Resources.


Accounting Coodinator

Nurses for Newborns of TN is seeking an accounting professional to oversee the financial services of the Tennessee office. This includes assisting with budget development, monitoring of cash flow and payment of expenses. The Accounting Coordinator is responsible for invoicing payers and recording financial activities.

Required Experience:

  • Associate Degree in accounting or a closely related field required
  • 1-3 years accounting experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience preferred

Other Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of general ledger accounting and budgeting
  • High level of analytical ability and problem solving skills
  • Skills in excellent customer service, both internal and external
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and handle conflicting priorities and deadlines appropriately

To apply for this position, please download and complete an application and send it with resume and cover letter to Amanda Peltz – Subject line “Accounting 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.

Click here for a copy of our job application.

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