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Two Night Nurses: $40+ per hour

Gold Coast • Chicago, IL Full Time

Family living in Gold Coast of Chicago with first baby boy due at end of March 2019 is seeking two nurturing, experienced and knowledgeable night nurses. The schedule will be split based on night nurse’s availability/schedule (e.g., five days and two days, three and four days rotating weekly, etc.). Each daily shift will be 9:00/10:00pm – 7:00/8:00am. Flexibility is required for both night nurses since coverage is needed seven days per week. The positions are three to five months commitment. There is potential for approximately 1-2 weeks of domestic travel. Candidates must be comfortable working around two Yellow Lab dogs. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion, collaborative and experienced working with other domestic staff (full-time nanny, housekeeper, etc.) and experienced working with principals that are around residence often (discreet and staying out of the way is important). Family is only interested in local candidates. Parking is limited in the neighborhood, so it is preferred that night nurses take public transportation to work daily. Start date is March 2019 (flexibility required if baby is born early or late).

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Knowledgeable about sleep training and willing to assist family with this process when developmentally appropriate (following sleep philosophies of parents) 

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

• Comfortable and experienced working with breast milk

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

• Stock inventory in nursery, clean bottles and ensure nursery is tidy and ready for day each morning 

• Wash child’s laundry (clothing and linens) while baby is sleeping 

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

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• Ability to travel 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 principals’ 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 

REQUIREMENTS:

• 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

• Eligible to work in the United States

• Fluent in English 

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

• CPR Certification 

• Vaccinations (TDap, MMR, Flu Shot) 

• Comfortable with two dogs 

COMPENSATION:

• $40+ per hour 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 www.strollersandstilettos.com/job-opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Position: Two Night Nurses: $40+ per hour

Location: Gold Coast • Chicago, IL

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