City
 
Date Posted
07 / 23 / 2019
Grade
84.000
Hours Required
per diem
Department
Department of OB/GYN
Schedule
Per Diem
Education
High School or Equivalent Required
Location
Mount Auburn Hospital - Cambridge, MA

Childbirth Educator(3 openings)

Mount Auburn Hospital - Cambridge, MA

Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1.  Demonstrate and communicate to participants  a common philosophy of childbirth education, as evidenced by usage of common powerpoint education material.

2.  Establish collegial relationship with other instructors to promote a professional and productive work environment.

3.  Participate in the development of educational/materials/presentations for families.

4.  Participate in curriculum planning, scheduling of classes and updating information and programs.

5.   Maintain current knowledge and teaching skills in parent education.  Will require 1 day orientation on Brain Birthing Center.

6.   Presents material in a clear and understandable manner.

 

 

Requirements:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

1.   Current certification as a Child Birth Educator by any nationally recognized certification

program such as CAPPA or ICEA.  If not currently certified, must be in the process of obtaining certification.

2.     A minimum of 2 years experience teaching group community and/or workplace childbirth education programs or working with perinatal patients.

3.     Educational training normally acquired through a four year program.

4.     Demonstrates the ability to use principles of learning and education in highly complex situations.

5.     Strong instructional and communication skills.      

 6.   Understand and operate A-V equipment

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

1.     Normal hospital environment.