Tracking Code: 203450

Childbirth Educator - PRN Days

Location: Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, PA
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem

General Summary

Develops, coordinates and presents childbirth education programs for the community.

PRN - As Needed

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

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

Common Expectations:

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

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Diploma Program in Nursing Required or
  • Associates Degree Required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year In OB specialty (labor and delivery, maternity, NICU). Required
  • Experience as an educator in a health related field/organization. Preferred

Licenses:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse Upon Hire Preferred and
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of adult and childhood educational principles.
  • Strong communications skills.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

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Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene and is home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in health care, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

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