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Trinity Health Childbirth Educator - Childbirth Education in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

Childbirth Educator at MercyOne Des Moines

We are looking for a passionate individual who strives to help families learn the most evidence-based research in Childbirth Education by knowing their choices and options to provide the best birthing experience possible.

This Childbirth Educator will teach in the following areas: Prenatal Class, Fast Track Prenatal Class, Infant CPR/First Aid, Beyond Birth - Baby's Milestones, Keeping Your Baby Safe

These Childbirth Educators also periodically provide Birth Unit Tours at both our Downtown and West Des Moines locations.

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

MercyOne Central Iowa sets the standard for personalized and radically convenient care in the Des Moines metro area and surrounding counties. MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/desmoines/find-a-location/) , founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and Iowa’s largest medical center, with 802 beds available. The hospital is one of the Midwest’s largest referral centers. Other centers associated with MercyOne Central Iowa include:

MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/desmoines/location/mercyone-west-des-moines-medical-center)

MercyOne Centerville Medical Center

MercyOne Newton Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/newton/)

MercyOne Children’s Hospital

MercyOne Clive Rehabilitation Hospital (https://www.mercyrehabdesmoines.com/)

House of Mercy

Clive Behavioral Health (https://clivebehavioral.com/)

With more than 7,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 1,500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest employers.

MercyOne Medical Group – Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems, made up of more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Dallas, Jasper, Polk, Wapello, Warren and Webster counties.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Conducts childbirth education classes and performs necessary functions to assist class members in meeting their learning and emotional needs related to the upcoming birth experience and parenting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:

· Develops and coordinates programs as directed.

· Acts as resource in specialty area.

· Promotes, schedules, and evaluates all Childbirth classes.

· Provides instruction in specialty area for staff.

· Develops curriculum for Childbirth Education programs

· Serves as a resource in area of specialty and collaborates with other disciplines

· Demonstrates formal and informal leadership behaviors.

· Practices effective problem identification and resolutions skills as a method of sound decision making.

· Demonstrates an awareness of self responsibility and accountability for own professional practice. Seeks guidance in area of question.

· Actively participates on committees and community outreach projects.

· Coordinates schedules for all childbirth education instructors

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

· Certified or working towards certification by International Childbirth Education (ICEA)/ Lamaze International OR possession of a current or compact state license as a registered nurse issued/defined by the State of Iowa.

· Current knowledge of childbirth education and necessary nursing theory.

· Bachelor of Education degree preferred, will consider other degree in candidate with extensive presentation and education experience.

· Three years in teaching/coordinating programs related to specialty areas.

· Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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