Childbirth Ed. Instructor; Per Diem
- Location: Leominster, MA
- Posted: Mar 23, 2018
The Childbirth Education Instructor is responsible and accountable for planning, organizing, implementing educational activities for Childbirth Education classes.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Job duties specific to this position:
Creates an atmosphere conducive for learning.
Conducts an educational needs assessment for area(s) of responsibility on a regular basis.
Designs, organizes, implements, and evaluates Childbirth Education classes.
Develops curricula, instructional materials, tests, and evaluation tools, evaluates commercially produced materials, and maintains current educational supplies and equipment. Makes changes to the curricula based on feedback and current clinical and/or educational evidence.
Promotes evidence-based educational methods and technologies.
Establishes and maintains effective communication within areas of responsibility (MCH)
Maintains required data, records, and statistics for administrative, regulatory, and evaluation purposes for educational programs delivered.
Keeps current on best practice standards of childbirth education.
Promotes a culture of safety within the organization.
Attends meetings, conferences, and seminars as required.
Demonstrates use of quality improvement in daily operations.
Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements, including TJC.
Performs other similar and related duties as requested or directed.
Job duties for all employees:
Takes responsibility for ensuring that all work outcomes satisfy the HealthAlliance Four Pillars: Finance, Quality, Service Excellence and People.
The individual must support the mission, vision, and goals of HealthAlliance Hospitals and serve as a role model for the CARES- It Happens Here customer service initiative.
Demonstrates excellent attendance and actively participates in a variety of meetings and training sessions as required.
Demonstrates a friendly, responsive, service-minded attitude to all internal and external customers.
Communicates ideas effectively. Shares information and keeps others properly informed. Gives, and is open to useful feedback.
Adheres to the HealthAlliance Hospital Code of Conduct and Behavior Standards and dress code.
Complies with established environment of care/safety policies and procedures and all health and safety requirements.
Maintains, and fosters, an organized, clean, safe work environment.
Actively contributes to the development and application of process improvements.
Maintains a collaborative, team relationship with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the groups achievement of goals and to help foster a positive work environment.
Demonstrates respect for the diversity of patient and employee populations. Supports and encourages diverse points of view, work and lifestyles.
Practices cost containment and fiscal responsibility through the efficient use of supplies, equipment, time, etc.
Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.
JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Ability to adhere to regulatory and safety standards.
Knowledge of adult learning tools, theory and development.
Ability to facilitate work groups.
Demonstrated experience in curriculum design, development and delivery.
Demonstrated experience in quality management principles.
Effective group process and team building skills.
Demonstrated skills in didactic presentations, clinical skills assessment methodology and project management.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability in conflict resolution.
Working knowledge of computer software programs, desktop publishing and audio-visual equipment and materials.
Outstanding communication skills in written and spoken English.
Certification in Childbirth Education preferred.
Three to five years of recent childbirth education instruction preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC.:
Certification in specialty area desired.