Childbirth Parenting Educator

 
Position: Childbirth Parenting Educator

Job ID: 150026

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PATIENT EDUCATION-WOMEN'S SVCS

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Per Diem (8hrs per weekend)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Childbirth/Parenting Educator— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide education and instruction to expectant parents with a focus on healthy pregnancy, preparation for childbirth, breastfeeding, infant care, and postpartum issues in ways that utilize methods conducive for adult learners. Lastly, this position will be required to work a minimum of 4 weekend days a month.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?

- per diem position, with no benefits



Responsibilities :

Job Duties & Responsibilities

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  • Lead evening and weekend group classes for parents-to-be and new parents on topics including childbirth, newborn care, breastfeeding and infant CPR
  • Lead hospital tours
  • Observe and assess client responses to instruction and recommend necessary changes/modifications to the educational curriculum
  • Attend continuing education workshops, seminars, and in-services to fulfill all mandatory education requirements for certification and required hospital training
  • Participate in hospital performance improvement activities (committees, in-services, task forces), offer written or verbal recommendations, and participate in the development of team goals on a yearly basis
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Qualifications:

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in health care or education related field  
  • An associate degree in nursing or a nursing diploma and a current license from the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas may substitute for a bachelor’s degree
  • A bachelor’s degree in other disciplines plus one-year experience in teaching adult learners may substitute for a bachelor’s degree in health care or education related field
  • Certified Childbirth Educator from Lamaze International or the International Childbirth Education Association preferred
  • Minimum one-year experience teaching adult learners or
  • Minimum one-year experience working in a health care setting with pregnant women or parents with newborns
  • IBCLC Certification preferred
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