Are you a Newborn Care Specialist, Night Nanny, or Certified Post-Partum Doula with a passion for providing excellent newborn care and family support? If so, we’d like to meet you!
Caregiver Placement Services
Gibson Newborn Services is proud to provide placement support to all of our caregivers through a mentoring relationship. We’ll help you connect with the clients who are right for your personality and area of expertise.
Additionally, we’ll assist prospective clients to understand the industry standards and expectations of all parties. GNS makes the process easier for both parents and professionals so you can focus on unparalleled newborn care and parent education.
Newborn Care Specialist Requirements
Candidates must be educated, skilled, and extensively experienced in all aspects of newborn (0-12 wks of age) care, parent education and support. The NCS must be able to analyze and respond to the baby/babies needs, within the scope of practice, regarding breast/ bottle feeding, diaper care, cord and circumcision care, bathing, reflux, colic, swaddling, soothing, and other typical needs, specializing in the development of healthy sleep habits and gentle sleep training. Candidates must excel at proactive care and educating new parents on the care of their newborn.
NCS Candidates must provide a minimum of 5 newborn care references and show an ongoing interest in newborn care education through research, reading, continuing education classes, and workshops. Candidates must provide proof of current Infant CPR and First Aid Certification. GNS typically places NCS candidates with at least 5 years of exclusive newborn care experience and those who are considered the top of their field in knowledge and experience.
NCS candidates typically work 12-24 hour shifts for 1 week to 4 months. NCS candidates set their own rates and preferences on hours, travel, and other personal policies. As a reference point, hourly rates generally vary from $20-$35 per hour, depending on the number of babies, location, responsibilities, and other factors.
Night Nanny Requirements
Candidates must be educated and experienced in night shift newborn care, breast and/or bottle-feeding, diapering, basic newborn care and nighttime soothing. The candidate’s primary focus is to provide nighttime respite care for parents. Night Nanny candidates must provide a minimum of 3 newborn care references, and show a proficient knowledge in newborn care. Candidates must provide proof of current Infant CPR and First Aid Certification.
Night Nanny candidates typically work 8-14 hour shifts at night for 4-7 nights per week for up to 6 months. Night Nanny candidates set their own rates and preferences on hours, travel, and other personal policies. As a reference point, hourly rates generally vary from $18-$25 per hour, depending on the number of babies, location, responsibilities, and other factors.
Candidates must be educated and experienced in labor and/or postpartum support, in which care is focused on the mother and her needs while assisting with newborn care. Candidates must show a strong knowledge of breastfeeding and ability to provide non-judgmental support.
A Doula candidate’s primary objective is to educate the mother and help her transition into motherhood, while providing respite newborn care when requested. Candidates must provide a minimum of 3 references in Doula care, and must be certified through DONA, CAPPA, or Power of Birth, and provide proof of certification.
Candidates must provide proof of current Infant CPR and First Aid Certification. Candidates typically work 2-12 hour shifts during the day or at night, for 1 week to 3 months. Doula candidates set their own rates and preferences on hours, travel, and other personal policies. As a point of reference, hourly rates generally vary from $18-$30, depending on the number of babies, location, responsibilities, and other factors.
Contact Gibson Newborn Services Today!
To be considered for placement, please submit your current resume to Rachel@GibsonNewbornServices.com and complete our online application.
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