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Baby Nurse with Travel: $600+ per day

Bucktown • Chicago, IL Full Time

Family with main residence in Bucktown of Chicago and other residence in Michigan with 1 year old boy, 2 year old girl and baby boy due on July 4th is seeking a nurturing, experienced and knowledgeable live in 24/7 baby nurse. The position is for seven days per week. Baby Nurse must be willing to travel internationally and domestically with family. The contract for position is at least five month commitment (e.g., July 1, 2019 – November 30, 2019). Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion, collaborative and experienced working with domestic staff (nannies, housekeeper, personal assistant) and experienced working with principals that are at residence often (discreet and staying out of the way is important). Family is open to local or national (United States) candidates, as they are seeking the best fit. Start date is July 1, 2019.


• Knowledgeable about sleep training and overseeing this process when age and developmentally appropriate (following sleep philosophies preferred by principal) 

• Track feedings and diaper changes through use of log and/or iPad app (e.g., Baby Connect) 

• Comfortable and experienced working with breast milk

• Speak, read and sing to baby as often as possible 

• Stock inventory in nursery (e.g., diapers, wipes, ointments, etc.), clean bottles and ensure nursery is tidy 

• When stocked items are running low on supply, inform principal to order what is needed or order through Amazon (based on preference of principal) 

• Wash child’s laundry if necessary (housekeeper will be responsible for majority of laundry, linens, etc.) 

• Pack and unpack child for travel 

• Ensure diaper bag is always packed with required/requested items to grab and leave whenever necessary 

• Introducing solids with pureed baby food when age and developmentally appropriate 

• Work collaboratively with domestic employees and principals that are around residence often 


• Ability to travel internationally and domestically whenever necessary 

• Capable of soothing baby through various techniques (babies have varying approaches for soothing) 

• Highly organized, detail oriented, proactive, excellent time management, efficient and service focused

• Attentive to principal’s preferences and style (intuitive to their needs)

• Observant to the needs of family to anticipate their needs (e.g., preparing bottle for a family outing without staff, ready on time when responsible for assisting family on outing, etc.). 

• Ability to maintain discretion (confidentiality agreement is required)

• Ability to be discreet with respect for employer’s privacy (e.g., present when preferred by family and hidden when necessary) 

• Professional presentation of self and great personality 

• Ability to easily take direction 

• Strong ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with domestic staff and principals

• Positive attitude and ability to handle position with ease and calm demeanor

• Nurturing 

• Excellent communication skills 

• Professional 

• Organized, meticulous and detail-oriented

• Professional with good attitude, hard working and pleasant to be around 

• Proactive and take initiative to get things done 

• Energetic, active and fit

• Non-Smoker 


• Bachelor’s degree in nursing and/or doula background is ideal, but is not required 

• 5-10+ years of baby nurse and/or night nurse experience 

• 4-5+ references from professional positions

• Ability to complete extensive background checks, motor vehicle checks, drug tests and psychological evaluation 

• Driver’s license and clean driving record 

• Eligible to work in the United States

• United States passport 

• CPR Certification 

• Vaccinations (TDap, MMR, Flu Shot, etc.) 


• $600+ per day gross (taxed) 


Please read the job description carefully and kindly apply with your cover letter, resume, references (email address and phone number), letter(s) of recommendation and professional photo if you meet all of the requirements. Submit through our website at We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Position: Baby Nurse with Travel: $600+ per day

Location: Bucktown • Chicago, IL

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