This position effectively teaches childbirth education to the community utilizing the prepared childbirth book and policies. The Educator effectively applies Adult Learning Theory and evaluates teaching effectiveness on an ongoing basis.
Applies teaching and learning theories that are current and use evidence based practices. Educator is able to interpret and implement a course design involving the integration of course content, method, and materials.
Develops and implements health education programs designed to increase awareness and knowledge of pre and postnatal community families.
Assesses customer satisfaction through utilization and review of course evaluations. Assesses whether participants are achieving the course learning objectives. Adjusts class content, structure, or presentation style accordingly.
Represents VVMC's Women and Children's Center through communication of hospital policies, expectations around care practices, and unit statistics and quality measurement data.
Collaborates with other childbirth educators, nursing staff, and WCC leadership to assess and meet the childbirth education needs of the community.
Maintains knowledge of current and evidence-based perinatal care practices relative to class being taught.
Maintains course participation records, including billing and collection of payment, when applicable. Provides timely reports to manager/director, as assigned.
Markets and advertises educational offerings and calendar in collaboration with VVMC Marketing Department and Website Administrators.
Models the principles of a Just Culture.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Previous experience teaching Childbirth Education classes preferred. Completed education and experience as a midwife, doula, or perinatal nurse preferred. Proven competency through supervised teaching.
Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association.
Professional childbirth education certification preferred.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.