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Perinatal Instructor - Perinatal Services

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Job ID: 89532
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Our Perinatal Services Department is comprised of Lactation Consultants, Perinatal Educators, Birth Certificate Registrars, Car Seat Technician and a Newborn Screening Coordinator. Our services include breastfeeding support, pregnancy and parenting classes, completion and filing of birth certificates with the local and state departments of Vital Statistics, infant safety seat checks and State mandated infant screening. Our team consists of Registered Nurses, Educators, Child Passenger Safety Technician and Administrative staff who are committed to delivering high quality and compassionate care with a family centered approach. 

Summary:

Collaborates with healthcare team members to provide educational instruction and support for expectant families and the community. Other duties may be assigned.


Responsibilities:
1. Adheres to hospital infection control policies for Women's and Children's Services including hand-washing, nails, jewelry, and dress code.
2. Demonstrates proper response to hospital codes and alerts according to policies.
3. Displays proper identification at all times and observes infant security measures according to established guidelines.
4. Utilizes a variety of teaching techniques in educational presentations.
5. Demonstrates knowledge, enthusiasm, organization and responsiveness during class instruction.
6. Establishes and maintains effective interpersonal relationships with clients, family members, physicians and co-workers.
7. Communicates with health-care team members to ensure consistency and quality of information through attendance at instructor meetings and observation.
8. Maintains updated knowledge of class content and certification as appropriate.
9. Teaches required minimum number of classes to meet the needs of clients.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Bachelor's degree preferred.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● C BIRTH ED;BCLS
Professional Experience Requirements:
● One year experience in women's health education in hospital or clinic setting required. Experience in health education, and obstetrics preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and communicate clinical information, technical procedures, and health care issues. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, members of the business community, and the general public. Ability to effectively present information to public groups. Ability to educate both adult/pediatric learners. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability: Ability to implement critical thinking skills required.


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex Parent Prenatal

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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