Maternal Child Health Nurse, RN

Yakima and Sunnyside, WA

This job requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Schedule: Monday-Friday between 7:30am -6:30 pm. Flexibility to work 4/10's or 5/8's.

Location:  617 Scoon Rd, Sunnyside WA and 12 S. 8th Street, Yakima, WA

Who We Are:

Established in 1975, Non-Profit Yakima Neighborhood Health Services serves patients in the areas of Behavioral Health, Family Dentistry, Internal Medicine, Women’s Health, Primary Care, Pediatrics, Vision Care and Pharmacy. Our mission is to provide affordable, accessible, quality health care, promote learning opportunities for students of health professions, end homelessness and improve quality of life in our communities. 

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity in the workplace and are committed to an inclusive work environment.

Why Work at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services?

YNHS offers great compensation, with a starting wage of $45-$51.75 an hour, along with high value of benefits of employer provided medical, dental, vision, life, disability and retirement insurances. To support our team, we also provide 10 paid holidays, flexible amounts of paid leave and/or cash out options, and retention bonuses to reward commitment to our mission.

Our Ideal Candidate: We are looking for a team member that is passionate about serving our community of patients and enjoys working in a team! Some technical requirements for this position are:

  • Current and unencumbered licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check in relation to the position applied for, including sanctions or exclusions lists for participation in federal or state healthcare programs.
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Associate’s degree plus two years of experience in maternal health nursing.
  • Convenient if bilingual in English/Spanish, and /or ability to sign.

Day to Day:

  •  Provide holistic nursing assessments, counseling and education to moms and babies through clinic and home visits.
  • This person provides team-base care alongside primary care providers, dietitians, counselors, pharmacists, and outreach workers.
  • Experience or willingness to learn principles of harm reduction a plus.
  • This position routinely works with our pediatricians as well as social services team to coordinate maximum services to our county's most vulnerable residents.
  • Willingness to mentor student nurses.
  • Provide nursing services to special populations, including people experiencing homelessness, and people with limited health literacy.
  • Perform related work as requested.