Baystate Health Parent Education Instructor in Springfield, Massachusetts

Thank you for applying to this position at Baystate Health. Please note the following details:

  • Department: Labor & Delivery
  • Hours: Per Diem
  • All applicants are asked to submit a resume with their application
  • New employees will be required to attend a 1 day orientation upon starting (Monday 8a-4p)

About Baystate Health

Baystate Health, a leading not-for-profit integrated health system, is transforming the delivery of health care to the communities it serves. Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated healthcare systems, serving more than 800,000 people throughout Western Massachusetts. With about 12,000 employees, a 1,200-member medical staff, and net patient service revenue of more than $2.3 billion, this dynamic and growing system includes an academic medical center, a children’s hospital and three community hospitals. It also includes a large multispecialty group, (Baystate Medical Practices), Baystate Home Health, Baystate Reference Laboratories, and Health New England, a 205,000-member health insurance company.

What you will be doing:

Parent Education Instructor has knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Participates in the implementation and evaluation of educational programs( Preparation for Childbirth, Sibling Class, Maternity Fitness Exercise, Hospital tours, Infant Feeding Classes, Babysitters Academy, Boot Camp for Dads, Cesarean Birth, Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, Hypnobirthing, Infant Care, Infant Massage, New Moms Support Group, Marvelous Multiples, Grandparents and Pediatric educational and outreach programs) offered through Parent Education that embraces both Women’s Services and Baystate Children’s Hospital philsophy, goals, and objectives.

Assesses and evaluates the educational needs of the client.

Utilizes variety of instructional materials and teaching strategies that are appropriate to subject matter being taught and the learning needs of the client.

Determines and implements appropriate teaching plan with dignity and respect.

Counsels clients in classroom and practice activities as required. Demonstrates Performs other duties as assigned.

What you need to qualify:

Bachelor's degree in Education or related field

Experience: no experience required if degree in Education, or 1 year experience in related field; 3 years teaching experience, childbirth education, parent education and/or lactation consultant experience preferred

RN-Mass preferred

National Childbirth Education Certification-preferred

International Board Certified Lactation Consutlant-preferred

American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR-required

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job ID: 81679

Location: Springfield, Massachusetts

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular