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Education Childbirth Lactation Consultant

January 31, 2018
Job Description

Join a team where Helping Hands and Caring Hearts makes a difference! Texas Health Resources, One of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to work for is dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

Our Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas location is seeking to hire an experienced Child Birth Educator as needed.

Duties
Family Education:
• Develops, revises and implements curriculum for childbirth education classes.
• Provides a service oriented class atmosphere for community participants.
• Demonstrates acceptance of childbirth as a wellness concept, diversity of lifestyles, cultures and belief systems.
• Provides hospital infant safety information to patient and/or family member.
• Class content reflects current national standards

Quality/Operational Support:
• Schedules classes and have instructors available to meet customer demand
• Meets department needs by acting as a substitute instructor and or secures a substitute instructor as necessary.
• Precepts and/or mentors new employees and students
• Reviews class schedule with manager
• Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve those processes
• Collaborates with multi-disciplinary team to improve care processes that promote continuity of care.
• Collaborates with other team members to resolve patient issues.
• Actively participates in helping department to meet key performance indicators
• Utilizes sign-in sheet during class

Patient Advocacy:
• Serves as a patient advocate and initiates action to protect patient’s rights and/or preferences and promote
patient desired outcomes.
• Responds to patient and family questions with accurate and current information
• Demonstrates compliance for reporting abuse, ethical, and legal concerns and initiates appropriate referrals in
response to ethical dilemmas.
• Follows chain of command to address issues with class or classes.
• Class evaluations reflects patient satisfaction

Professional Accountability/Professional Growth:
• Actively participates in hospital initiatives or committees as appropriate.
• Attends 75% of department staff meetings and town halls.
• Adheres to system, hospital, and department policies and procedures.
• Completes mandatory training by established deadline.
• Completes employee health requirements by established deadline.
• Maintains licensure, certification, and/or registry as required by the job description
• Maintains current knowledge of clinical practice in Women’s and Infant’s service area
• Attends approved continuing education program(s) related to Family Education

Required Education:
Bachelors degree

Required Experience:
2 years experience in childbirth or adult education.

Required License/Certifications:
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire
RN – Registered Nurse Upon Hire
IBCLC – Lactation Consultant Upon Hire
Other Lamaze, ICEA

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