Job Positions in Early Childhood

We wanted to share a few job positions in the Durham early childhood system with you. A special thank you to the Center for Child & Family Health for helping us compile this list. Please share these opportunities in your networks and with candidates you believe would be appropriate for these positions. Email Breastfeed Durham if you have additions to this list.

CCFH-Family Connects Durham Nurse Home Visitor: The Center for Child & Family Health’s Family Connects Durham program currently is seeking applications for a full-time (40 hours/week) Nurse Home Visitor. Family Connects supports new parents in caring for their newborn(s), offers physical assessments of the mother and the baby, addresses questions about caring for the newborn(s), identifies parents’ needs, and helps to identify community services or resources that can meet those needs. This position will nurse will work in a team environment of clinical and non-clinical staff in order to recruit, visit, and support families in the community using the evidence-based Family Connects home visiting protocol. The job announcement is attached. CCFH is committed to building a culturally diverse team. We strongly encourage minority candidates to apply. More information on CCFH and the Family Connects Durham program can be found at: www.ccfhnc.org 

Clinical Director, Triangle Family Services: Triangle Family Services’ (TFS) mission is to build a stronger community by strengthening the family; they fulfill their mission through programs focused on Family Safety, Financial Stability, and Mental Health.  TFS seeks a Clinical Director to oversee the Individual & Family Counseling (IFC) Program, which specializes in evidence-based trauma treatment to children, families and adults.  This position will help to prepare the team for growth and change in the context of Medicaid Transformation and will collaborate with the Practice Administrator, Clinical Supervisor, Revenue Cycle Manager and Senior Leadership Staff to ensure efficient and compliant operations along with high-quality, client-centered care. (Raleigh, not Durham)

Durham County Health Dept – CMARC: Senior Public Health Nurse (Provisional): The Durham County Health Department is seeking a nurse to fill the position in the Care Management for At Risk Children program.  The vacancy is listed as a Senior Public Health Nurse (Provisional).  Details specific to the program and position are listed within the job announcement.  A link to access the posting is provided below. Contact Karen McLeod with any questions at kmcleod@dconc.gov Link to access job posting:  SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE (PROVISIONAL) – 40001082 (dconc.gov)

Lactation Consultant – Duke Primary Care Pediatrics at Roxboro Street: Duke Primary Care Pediatrics is seeking a Lactation Consultant to be an integral member of the healthcare team and provide direct and indirect care to patients at the Duke Primary Care Pediatrics at Roxboro Street. As a consultant, this nurse works collaboratively with the Pediatrics and Med-Peds patients and clinical care teams to develop feeding plans for a range of infants from the normal newborn to the complex neonate. They perform clinical assessments, and use current lactation theories and research to develop evidence-based feeding plans that address individual feeding issues while respecting the physician’s and family’s breastfeeding goals.