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Perinatal Educator (Non-RN)

Job ID 82827 Date posted 10/03/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Women's Education
  • Category: Clinical Technician Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
This position will teach classes in Carlsbad, San Diego County.  There is  an opportunity to also teach classes at Sharp Mary Birch.  Training and meetings will be held onsite at the Sharp Mary Birch campus.
Perinatal class hours will vary; including weekday evening and weekends
This is a Per Diem Position
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certified Childbirth Educator
  • Certified Lactation Educator (CLE)
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team as well as independently
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Minimum of one year as an active Certified Childbirth Educator
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) 

The Perinatal Educator (Non RN) will present approved curriculum for prenatal and postpartum classes; designed to provide information and techniques to childbearing couples and their families. Classes include childbirth, breastfeeding, postpartum care and baby care basics.  The emphasis is to provide correct and updated information, instilling confidence in the participants and increase their awareness of available support services.  Classes are taught prenatally at satellite areas in addition to inpatient classes within Sharp Mary Birch Hospital. Contributes to consumers' awareness of available learning opportunities, resources and products provided by department. Collaborates with other members to ensure class schedules are responsive to customer and department needs.
As San Diego’s only hospital dedicated to exclusively to women, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns offers a full range of health care services for women at all stages of life – from pregnancy to menopause to healthy aging. More babies enter the world at Sharp Mary Birch than any other hospital in California – about 9,500 each year. Sharp Mary Birch has been recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing and patient care excellence, is a certified Baby Friendly birth facility, and its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is recognized among the best in the world.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds
  • Push/pull up to 10 pounds
  • Carry up to 10 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Perinatal Educator, Certified, Childbirth Educator, Lactation Educator, ICEA, CLE, CAPPA, North County, Carlsbad

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