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Parent Promise
Oklahoma City, OK, United States (on-site)
17 days ago
Parent Promise
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States (on-site)
17 days ago


Public Health Nurse

Parent Promise is seeking to hire caring, client-oriented Nurse Home Visitors excited to build therapeutic
relationships with vulnerable, first-time mothers, babies, and their families as we launch the newly
established Children First at Parent Promise program. This private-public partnership is the first of its kind
in Oklahoma, with Children First services offered outside the public health department. At this time, we
are building a team of three Nurse Home Visitors with an anticipated start date as soon as possible.

Children First at Parent Promise values and celebrates diversity. 

About Parent Promise:

Parent Promise is a 501c3 nonprofit with the primary mission of strengthening families and preventing
child abuse and neglect through the delivery of home-based family support programs by trained
providers. We believe every child has a fundamental right to grow, play, and learn in a safe and secure
environment so they have every opportunity in life to succeed. Our parent education services are evidence
based and we are accredited by the National Exchange Club Foundation and are the Oklahoma chapter of
Prevent Child Abuse America. Parent Promise provides the following home visiting programs: Children
First, Oklahoma’s Nurse-Family Partnership; Healthy Families America; Parents As Teachers; and
Exchange Parent Aide. Children First, Oklahoma’s Nurse-Family Partnership at Parent Promise reflects a
private-public partnership among Parent Promise, Oklahoma State Department of Health, and the
Nurse-Family Partnership.


The posted position is for the Children First program within Parent Promise. Public Health Nurses in the
Children First program provide professional nursing services by conducting home visitation consultations
with first-time mothers to ensure quality nursing care for clients, both mother and baby, from prenatal care
until the baby reaches two years of age. The Children First program follows the Nurse-Family Partnership
model. Program education includes healthy living during pregnancy, fetal development, child growth and
development, strong parent-child relationships, goal setting, problem solving, safety, and community
resource identification. The employee works under the direction of an Administrator and under the
supervision of a Nurse Supervisor.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

This is a summary of the duties and responsibilities commonly found within this classification and is not
meant to be all-inclusive; thus, other related activities or tasks may be assigned. As described by the
Council on Linkages’ Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals, this position emphasizes the
following as important to this role:

Data Analytics and Assessment Skills
Communication Skills
Health Equity Skills
Community Partnership Skills
Public Health Science Skills

Essential Job Functions:

1. Performing physical and developmental examinations and assessments
2. Generating reports
3. Evaluating health history and status of clients
4. Determining appropriate treatments
5. Recommending referrals to community resources
6. Counseling caregivers and clients
7. Collaborating with other professionals involved with providing services to clients
8. Completing Parent Promise, Children First, and Nurse-Family Partnership trainings within program
9. Documenting precisely and in a timely manner to maintain accurate records
10. Providing instruction, education, and training to caregivers, clients, and colleagues
11. Driving to off-site locations to perform job duties as needed
12. Completing additional required training in support of duties and responsibilities
13. Engaging in weekly one-hour, face-to-face reflective sessions with the Nurse Supervisor
14. Participating in weekly team meetings for the sake of support, collaboration, and problem solving
15. Taking pride in and engaging opportunities for professional development


Valid Oklahoma Registered Nurse License or enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC)
Registered Nurse License required; must maintain license in good standing throughout
BSN: Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
Valid driver's license required
Vehicle insurance: must maintain vehicle insurance throughout employment
BLS CPR/AED certified: must maintain certification throughout employment
Additional requirements and items to note:
Bilingual (especially English/Spanish) speakers preferred
The employee must have an operating vehicle available for use
This position may require working some evenings and weekends
Out of state travel may be required
For one and two years of experience, semi-monthly pay $2,500.00
For three and above years of experience, semi-monthly pay $2,708.33

Appointment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check.

Preferred Skills, Abilities, and Characteristics:

Skill in performing physical examinations
Skill in using appropriate medical tools and equipment
Skill in obtaining and recording information accurately
Knowledge of nursing practice legal issues
Knowledge of laboratory methods and investigative techniques
Ability to utilize a personal computer
Ability to maintain confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines
Ability to communicate with persons of diverse backgrounds both orally and in writing using tact,
diplomacy, and care
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to follow safe working practices and procedures
Ability to follow established policies, procedures, guidelines, and orders
Willingness to assume responsibility for work product
Ability to manage time, including when schedule changes require increased flexibility
Flexible thinking, including willingness and ability to adapt to the needs of clients, supervisors,
and the organization
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Willingness and ability to work as part of a collaborative team, encouraging and empowering
Desire to serve mothers, children, and babies, especially with regard to clients experiencing
Dedication to an empathetic approach, which involves the ability to take the perspective of others
and deeply understand their experiences
Dedication to respect, including with those whose life experiences are different from one’s own
(e.g., with regard to culture, race, ethnicity, experience of poverty, adversity, and sexual
Dedication to forming, building, and maintaining relationships with diverse clients and colleagues

Working Conditions:

The use of tobacco products is prohibited at all times on Parent Promise property, at any off-site
Parent Promise-sponsored meeting/event, and/or when representing Parent Promise
No use of cell phones or other use of electronic wireless communication devices to write, send, or
read text-based communications while driving a motor vehicle on agency business
Subject to drive to off-site locations in inclement weather and conditions to perform job duties
Subject to exposure to infectious diseases
Subject to prolonged periods of standing and/or walking
Subject to varying home environments, including pets; living situations; states of cleanliness;
noise levels; access to parking, etc.
May be required to wear protective equipment
OSHA Category: Performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and/or tissues

Physical Requirements:

Arm/hand steadiness and digital dexterity sufficient to perform procedures such as manual blood
pressure readings, to take measurements of infant/toddler, to draft documents and fill out forms
such as reports, to complete charting by hand or by operating a keyboard
Vision sufficient to read written communications such as computer printouts, instructions, hand or machine-generated documents, as well as text on a computer monitor and gradations on
growth charts
Flexibility and coordination sufficient to operate a motor vehicle as needed

Speech and hearing sufficient to communicate face-to-face, via telephone, via video calls, and/or
in a public place
Flexibility and strength sufficient to lift objects weighing up to 35 pounds
Flexibility and strength sufficient to move and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20
Flexibility and strength sufficient to walk/stand at length, climb stairs, and climb stairs while
carrying equipment
Flexibility sufficient to bend over to collect items from the floor
Flexibility to get down to a sitting position on the floor and to be able to get back up to a standing

Working Relationships:

This position requires frequent contact with various Parent Promise personnel to give and receive
information, as well as with clients/caregivers to provide services. The employee may also have contact
with state and community agency employees, hospital and clinic personnel, and with physicians. The
employee interacts with a broad spectrum of socio-economic groups; tact, respect, and diplomacy are
required in the performance of duties. The employee may also be required to deal with hostile persons on


The employee performs job duties under the supervision of a Nurse Supervisor and the general direction
of an Administrator. Work product is subject to both specific and general review. The employee has no
supervisory responsibilities and has no direct accountability of budget and/or money. This job posting is a
conditional employment position. This means that if the funding or the program is terminated, canceled,
or non-renewed, your employment terminates automatically. This position is conditional.


Interested candidates should submit required application materials to
Please include the following: 1) a one-page cover letter that describes candidate interest in and suitability
for the position; 2) a resume; 3) official educational transcripts. Please be advised that applications will
periodically be considered; as such, this position could be filled at any time

Children First at Parent Promise is looking for a candidate who has a passion for helping others and
thrives in team-based and independent work. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69332170
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Parent Promise
  • Position Title: Public Health Nurse: Nurse Home Visitor
  • Job Function: Client Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Salary: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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