Car Seat Education Consultant

  • Regions Hospital
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • Feb 08, 2020

Job Description

Job Description: If your passion is improving the safety of infants and children through proper child passenger safety education our Car Seat Education Consultant is the position for you. At Regions Hospital you’ll find a warm, diverse group of people who are committed to helping our patients – and each other. We foster an inclusive environment that encourages new ways of thinking, celebrates differences and recognizes hard work. We’re also committed to living our values. This means you can expect us to be your partner and treat you with dignity and respect. Join our team and make good happen! As an important partner on an interdisciplinary treatment team the Car Seat Education Consultant provides education to patients in the inpatient and emergency department setting. The Car Seat Education Consultant makes assessments in person, providing education on car seats and roadway safety while demonstrating excellence, compassion, partnership, and integrity as part of the organization’s core values. The Car Seat Education Consultant is knowledgeable of current child passenger safety best practices, current position statement(s) from the American Academy of Pediatrics, crash dynamics, basic infant and child anatomy and physiology. This includes but is not limited to: Best practices related to car seat selection, direction, and location, basic and complicated installation, harnessing problem solving techniques, next-steps, turn-around time, after-market products and safety in and around cars. Demonstrated competency in child passenger safety with various car seat types, seat belt types, LATCH, alternative approved locking mechanisms or methods. Awareness of emerging car seat technology, various seat types, and how to obtain the most current information. This position requires knowledge of Minnesota seat belt and child passenger safety laws as well as other laws that promote roadway safety. This position requires you to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of patient care staff, non-patient care staff, patients, and families, general public and external agencies. You will discuss, collaborate and consult with health care team members, making appropriate referrals and complete documentation in an accurate and timely manner. The Car Seat Education Consultant performs related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Completion of a four-year degree. OR Completion of a two-year degree in a healthcare related field or education field with two years of work experience in the field of study. Experience: A minimum of six months experience as a child passenger safety technician or instructor providing community-based and/or clinical based car seat education. Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Current certification as a SafeKids Child Passenger Safety Technician. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience in education and/or experience in patient care. Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Current certification as a SafeKids Child Passenger Safety Instructor. Completion of training in special needs (Safe Travel for All Children). Thank you for considering joining our team at Regions Hospital and being part of something special! Additional Information: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Qualifications

Completion of a four-year degree. OR Completion of a two-year degree in a healthcare related field or education field with two years of work experience in the field of study. Experience: A minimum of six months experience as a child passenger safety technician or instructor providing community-based and/or clinical based car seat education. Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Current certification as a SafeKids Child Passenger Safety Technician. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience in education and/or experience in patient care. Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Current certification as a SafeKids Child Passenger Safety Instructor. Completion of training in special needs (Safe Travel for All Children). Thank you for considering joining our team at Regions Hospital and being part of something special!

Schedule

Day shift, Monday through Saturday

Employment Type

Part-Time