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Now Hiring – Nurse Family Partnership Nurse Home Visitor

Job Summary:

Within Healthier Moms and Babies and reporting to NFP Supervisor, the Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of the Healthier Moms and Babies.

Nurse-Family Partnership, a maternal and early childhood home visiting program, fosters long-term success for first-time moms, their babies, and society.  Nurse-Family Partnership’s maternal health program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses. This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life.  For more information go to www.nursefamilypartnership.org.

Nurse-Family Partnership is a research based program that demonstrated to significantly improve critical outcomes for at-risk women and their children who receive services in local communities. Beginning with nurse home visits that occur during pregnancy and continue until the child is age two. Nurse home visitors provide coaching and support to first-time expectant mothers.

Qualifications:

BSN required, Current RN Indiana License (in good standing) and current CPR required. Two years of recent experience in maternal child health, public health, mental/behavioral nursing preferred. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends. Candidate must demonstrate a passion for excellence and a commitment to lifelong learning. Additionally, the candidate must possess knowledge of community agencies and social service network. The candidate must have the ability to work with diverse cultures and willingness to make home visits. The candidate must demonstrate team player abilities while striving for excellence in patient care. Computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook, Office and Excel required.

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Healthier Moms and Babies is a subsidiary of Fort Wayne Medical Education Program. They provide support through accounts receivable and payable, payroll, health insurance, liability insurance and oversight. 

FWMEP’s benefits package includes health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, retirement plan, flexible spending account plan and a competitive paid time off program.