Breastfeed Childbirth Educator (RN) - Per Diem or Part Time

 
Position: Breastfeed Childbirth Educator (RN) - Per Diem or Part Time

Job ID: 151434

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PATIENT EDUCATION-WOMEN'S SVCS

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a-7p Part Time

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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are looking for a Breastfeed Childbirth Educator – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide education and instruction to expectant parents focused on breastfeeding, childbirth, infant care and postpartum issues in a manner that utilizes methods conducive for the adult learner. You’ll also provide support and instruction to mother/infant dyads with breastfeeding needs/lactation problems in a manner developmentally appropriate for adolescents and adults as necessary.

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides childbirth and parent education to expectant parents
  • Provides lactation instruction and support
  • Performs other essential job-related functions


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required, or Associate’s degree in Nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement, or Technical diploma in Nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement
  • RN license from the State of Texas required
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • IBCLC certification from the International Board of Lactation Consultation Examiners preferred
  • CCE certification from the International Childbirth Education Association 
  • Knowledge of the basic and social sciences related to childbearing families and knowledge of the physiologic and social sciences to breastfeeding and lactation
  • Initiative, the willingness and ability to take independent action, and the ability to communicate effectively with childbearing women and their families in individual and group settings
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Must have one year or more of experience working with adults


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