Tri-City Medical Center

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR

2 months ago
ID
2017-5695
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Cost Center/Dept
7410 - Lacation Services
Work Schedule
Hours varies to cover childbirth education and lactation

Overview

Position Summary:  

The Childbirth Educator facilitates community education.  Teaches prepared childbirth classes including, but not limited to labor process, relaxation responsible for instructing any of the BABY OF MINE classes, which include Baby, Care, Baby Safe and Sibling Class.  The Childbirth Educator works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary and management teams.  This individual functions as a consultant, specialist, educator and works within the interdisciplinary health care team.  The Childbirth Educator supports the mission and values of the Medical Center, and acts as a role model relative to the Medical Center’s Service Excellence Initiative.

 

Major Position Responsibilities:  

·         Teaches prepared childbirth classes, may include breast feeding.

·         Assists in development of parenting education programs.

·         Plans and implements programs that directly impact morale and retention.

·         Ensures a safe environment for patients, customers and co-workers.

 

Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.

 

Qualifications:

  • At least one year minimum teaching adult learners preferred. 

Education:

  • High school graduate or GED, required.

Certifications:

  • Certification as a childbirth educator, required. 
  • Maintain current BLS certification, required.
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), preferred.

 

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

 

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