Gettysburg, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 99700

Childbirth Educator - PRN

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Registered Nurse – Med/Surg – Day/Evening/Night – Virtual Hiring Event
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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Registered Nurse – Med/Surg – Day/Evening/Night – Virtual Hiring Event

Job Description:

Under general supervision, develops, coordinates and presents childbirth education programs for the community.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides accurate information about the physiology, psychology, and sociology of pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and early parenthood.
  2. Provides skills to assist women and their support persons to cope with pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and early parenthood.
  3. Acts as a facilitator who helps couples better understand and value their experience as they transition into parenthood.
  4. Provides an avenue for communication between the pregnant women and other members of the health care team.
  5. Serves as an advocate for pregnant women, their partners and infants.
  6. Communicates accurate information about pregnancy, childbirth, childcare, and early parenthood in a clear, concise, understandable manner
  7. Serves as a resource to the community by developing and planning programs in response to identified needs.

NonEssential Accountabilities:

  1. Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital standards.
  2. Attends meetings as required.
  3. Performs other related duties as identified.

Common Expectations:

  1. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  2. Enhances professional growth and development through advanced/continuing education to maintain up-to-date knowledge, skills, and competencies.
  3. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.


  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 2 years in OB specialty (labor and delivery, maternity, NICU)
    • Pref. Field Of ExpertiseExperience as an educator in a health related field/organization
  • Minimum Education:
    • Diploma in Nursing or Associate's Degree
  • Preferred Certification:
    • istrationRegistration and current RN license in PA; CPR certification
  • Physical Demands:
    • Occasional prolonged standing/walking
    • Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment
  • Skills:
    • Knowledge of adult and childhood educational principles
    • Strong communications skills

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