I’m hiring! for the best job ever

Bouncin’ Baby Photography is HIRING! This position is for Orem.

I love my career! I say it all the time and it has never been truer than it is today. I am excited to get to share this wonderful experience with new people who want to do what I do. This really is the best job. I get to meet parents in the wonderful after glow of just meeting their new little love. I get to stop time for them and give them images that will forever bring back the amazing feeling of this perfect child entering and forever changing their lives. I get to meet the world newest people and it is fantastic 🙂 If you think this is something you would like to do, please enjoy these images and then read the requirements and description below.

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Please read carefully and completely. Application at the bottom.

I invest heavily in my photographers ensuring that they can work successfully within the maternity wards of my clients hospitals. Besides the required and standard health care screening/credentialing, I train all photographers in the art of newborn portrait layout and design using high-end digital cameras and equipment.

In this position, photographers will have the opportunity to photograph newborns, build relationships, and present their stunning photos to the new mom and dad! This is a unique position that will allow you to grow both your skills with newborns and your clientele.

Professional photography experience is a plus, but not required.

There are currently two openings in Orem. This is a contracted commission based position. That means, you choose which the days you will work, then the schedule is created accordingly. The shift that I am looking to fill are 3-4 days a week and two weekends a month. Starting at 9:00am until all babies are photographed.

Job Qualifications

  • Must update/keep current on all vaccinations required by the hospital, including TB screening
  • Must pass a pre-employment background/credit screening
  • Strong people interaction, enthusiasm, and high level of energy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Interest in and learned capabilities with digital camera equipment
  • Ability to work in a flexible work schedule during the weekday and some weekends
  • Motivated, independent, self-starter
  • Comfortable in a hospital environment, working in the maternity wards, and handling newborns
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, while achieving goals successfully
  • Professional photography experience is a plus, but not required
  • MUST LOVE BABIES!

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works effectively and efficiently within the maternity wards of hospitals
  • Commands control of the maternity room working with Moms and Family members
  • Designs and lays out high quality newborn photo shots for the Mom and family
  • Edit images
  • Post and transfer images online
  • Document client info
  • Communicate with me daily

Health Requirements

  • Hep. B series
  • MMR documented 2 doses or titer of all 3
  • TDap: One adult dose required
  • History of Chicken Pox, Varicella titer or  2 documented doses of varicella vaccine
  • Current Flu Shot

If this sounds like you and you would like to apply for one of these amazing opportunities to learn from me and capture babies first photos please fill out this application. Then, email it to cortney@bouncinbabyphotography.com  Please send documentation of all health requirements. I will also send you for a TB and drug screening. If you have example images please send those as well. Thank you!

My reason WHY? – In-hospital Newborn Photography – Fresh 48 – Photograhper Cortney Jones

I often get asked WHY? do I do what I do. And the better one of “I bet you just love your job?” I do, I really really do. Here’s why…

When my daughter was born I was in such awe of her. She made my whole world make sense in a way I don’t think I would understand without her. She is the most amazing thing I have ever created, my greatest accomplishment along with her three brothers. The story we tell her is that she was more beautiful than snow white, so we had to name her Winter.

This is the very first image ever taken of her,

she is less than 24 hours old and sporting the same sort of hospital blankets I have on in my first image after entering this world. The young woman that came into our hospital room to take her photos quickly fell short of capturing her beauty. The “photographer” laid a generic pink and blue plaid paper down on a hard hospital bassinet, put my daughter on top and snapped with a stationary camera that hung above my baby. My daughter’s in-hospital image is very similar to the one above. I asked the “photographer” if she was studying photography or if she wanted to be a nurse, she answered no to both. I then asked her if she loved babies, she responded with “it’s just a job.” I was heart broken that the young woman cared little for photography and seemingly less for my child.

I started doing in-hospital photography for my friends and family after that. I didn’t know what I was doing yet but I knew because I had studied photography and cared about babies; I could do a better job for them than the old way it had been being done for too many years. Soon I contracted with a hospital in Bountiful Utah. Then, when Lone Peak Hospital in Draper was opening they were asking around for all the greatest things in the hospitals around the area. They wanted to put all the best things at this one hospital for mommas. Me! I was one of the best things in the hospitals. Lone Peak contracted with me before they opened there doors to new mothers and I got to photograph the very first babies born there. I am now in several hospitals along the Wasatch Front and have been  for more than seven years.

I really feel like it is such a wonderful privilege to get to visit with families in this very special time at the hospital. I adore meeting all these new little people and getting to capture what they looked like when they made their parents into mommies and daddies.

Even hospitals I am not contracted with, I visit very often to do in-hospital photography for those that have requested my services. My maternity and newborn photography clients get a free in-hospital session when they book their studio newborn session.

   I still take images with the nostalgic pink and blue hospital blanket. But then we do the rest of the session like this… To book your session please contact Cortney Jones cortney@bouncinbabyphotography.com 801-388-3384