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Nursery Care Coordinator 

Location Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area  
Full-Time/Part-Time Per Diem  
Shift Days  

Position Summary:

In this position you will provide nurturing care to infants and support to mothers in the Mother and Baby Program. The Nursery Care Coordinator assists in the overall program activities, provides developmentally appropriate child care and provides mothers with support of the mother and baby relationship. The Nursery Care Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and coordinator services of the nursery, exercising independent judgment and decision-making authority as delegated. The Nursery Care Coordinator must demonstrate excellent customer service and have enthusiasm about the program the Pine Rest Organization.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides a clean, safe and fun child care environment.
  • Ensures safe play conditions and follows established security procedures.
  • Observes specific parent directions for feeding, nap times, and special needs.
  • Orients parents in regard to policies and procedures of child care center and maintains positive rapport with all parents and patrons.
  • Develops and implements activities for the children and attentively watches and attends to the children.
  • Treats children if injured and completes accident reports; reports to parents, supervisor.
  • Handles complaints and comments and refers comments to proper personnel.
  • Performs duties and responsibilities in compliance with appropriate early childhood development or child care guidelines/instructions.
  • Maintains clean environment; performs light housekeeping duties as required or assigned to include sanitizing toys and equipment and arranging pickup and drop off of nursery laundry.
  • Provide parenting education
  • Plan, develop and implement nursery policies and procedures.
  • Order and maintain nursery supplies.
  • Coordinates with HR Talent Acquisition Team to select volunteers to participate with program.
  • Responsible for training new volunteers.
  • Coordinates Volunteer Schedule.
  • Reports mother-baby interactions to the team.
  • Responsible to role model the mission and values of the organization, presenting a professional image that is projected in appearance, attitudes and behaviors, time management and communication skills. Provides spiritual, emotional, social, mental and physical support to patients.
  • Commitment to demonstrating Relationship Based Case in Hospital Based Services.
  • Must maintain annual training and demonstrate competency in the required programmatic training.
  • Performs other duties or functions as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and supervision of nursery volunteers.

Position Requirements

Required/Desired Qualifications:

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Childhood Development experience preferred.

Specific skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Ability to provide care/service within the scope of: Holding a conviction to express Christ’s love and compassion to recipients of services, coworkers, and surrounding communities through integrity, stewardship, empowerment, the promotion of diversity, and professional excellence.
  • Ability to provide cultural competent care with a wide range of individuals in a diverse community setting.
  • Must be understanding of Perinatal Mood Disorders.
  • Knowledge of basic child care and feeding, as well as an understanding of infant and child development.
  • Strong public relations and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with children and be patient with them.
  • Ability to move and react quickly to a variety of circumstances.
About the Organization Pine Rest is a nonprofit, free standing, behavioral health system founded in 1910 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This comprehensive behavioral health center, coupled with the Pine Rest network of 19 outpatient clinics and satellite offices in Michigan and Iowa, provide individualized and group therapy for people of all ages and all levels of need. Pine Rest clinicians offer therapeutic services in behavioral health for people of all ages and all levels of need across the continuum of care within a Christian framework.

Pine Rest has a 200-bed inpatient hospital program with a 36-bed child and adolescent inpatient and a large partial hospital program for adolescents. Additionally, Pine Rest has many inpatient services for adults, including: a 28-bed psychiatric-medical unit in an acute care hospital, four 22-bed adult inpatient units each designed for a different level of acuity, a 22-bed co-occurring substance use disorder adult inpatient unit, a large adult partial hospital program, and a 26-bed older adult inpatient unit.

The Pine Rest Community and Residential Services Division also provides a wide array of services. With over 220 residential beds across a variety of programs, including treatment for substance use disorders, homes for adults with intellectual and developmental disorders, adults with mental illness, and a program for youth aged 11-18 with extensive trauma histories focusing on trauma treatment and life skills programming.

Other campus based services include a forensic psychiatry clinic, a psychological consultation testing center, an attention deficit disorders clinic, an autism spectrum disorders clinic, and a large neuromodulation clinic which provides TMS and ECT services.

The medical staff includes over 70 psychiatrists and other MDs/DOs, more than 120 fully licensed psychologists, more than 250 licensed masters-level social workers, and 30 PAs/NPs.

Pine Rest is an EOE  
Number of Openings 1  
EOE Statement Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with the following:

Executive Order 11246, as amended, prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.

Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, protects qualified individuals with disabilities
from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. Disability discrimination includes not making reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or employee, barring undue hardship to the employer. Section 503 also requires that Federal contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities at all levels of employment, including the executive level.

The Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212, prohibits
employment discrimination against, and requires affirmative action to recruit, employ, and advance in
employment, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans (i.e., within three years of discharge or release from active duty), active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, or Armed Forces service medal veterans.
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