Patient Training - Baystate Health

Req#: R27667
Category(s): Education, Patient Training
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: First

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Franklin Medical Center is looking for a Per Diem Parent Education Instructor to join our Obstetrics team in Greenfield, MA!

Resume Required with Application

Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) is an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, MA. Rooted in a rich tradition of service and accountability to the people of Franklin County, North Quabbin, and surrounding communities. BFMC services include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, and more.

  • More than 200 physicians on active and courtesy staff
  • More than 24,000 Emergency Department visits annually
  • More than 400 babies delivered each year in The Birthplace – a progressive, midwife-driven service.
  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center
  • Franklin Medical Center joined Baystate Health in 1986

Rooted in a rich tradition of 125 years of service and accountability, our highly skilled team is committed to advancing care with our state-of-the art facilities and technology. Baystate Franklin houses a $26 million surgical center and the talented surgical teams of the Baystate Health network. Our spacious pre-surgery, recovery, and family waiting areas offer privacy and comfort with natural light, healing gardens, and other amenities. Our multidisciplinary approach gives you access to specialists from across the Baystate Health system, offering comprehensive and collaborative medical treatments close to home.

SCHEDULE:

  • Per Diem

LOCATION:

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center
  • Greenfield, MA
  • Onsite parking

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field

  • American Heart Association CPR BLS Certification

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE!

  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases
  • Continuing education support and reimbursement
  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages
  • Farm Share Memberships
  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service.
  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health.
  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health.
  • Onsite parking

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY:

We offer competitive total compensation packages that include pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. Our compensation offers consider a wide range of factors including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. Compensation offers do not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers

All correspondence can be directed to:

Cole Courtemanche, Healthcare Recruiter

cole.courtemanche@baystatehealth.org

Summary:

The 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 patient rounding for Baystate’s New Beginnings with a focus on postpartum education, support and newborn care.   May participate in the implementation and evaluation of educational programs such as Preparation for Childbirth, Hospital tours, Infant Feeding Classes, Babysitters Academy, Infant Care, New Moms Support Group, Grandparents and Pediatric educational and outreach programs offered through Parent Education that embraces both Women’s Services and Baystate Children’s Hospital philosophy, 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 patients' room or classroom as required. Demonstrates Performs other duties as assigned.      

   

Adheres to system and department compliance policies, and any and all applicable laws and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

1) Utilizes effective communication skills in interpersonal relationships with clients, families, visitors, manager, co-workers, and other members of the health care team.              

2) Maintains thorough knowledge of current methods, techniques, and practices in Adult, Childbirth, and Parent Education.      

3) Participates in the implementation and evaluation of programs offered through Parent Education.

4) Assesses the learning needs of clients and utilizes appropriate teaching strategies to meet the needs of all learners.

5) Demonstrates flexibility and accountability in meeting the needs of the Parent Education department.

6) Maintains Professional/Practice Competency.   

Minimally Required Education:

Bachelor's degree required, prefer education or related field

Minimally Required Experience:

None if degree in education or one year of experience in related field.

Preferred Work Experience: 

1) Three years previous teaching experience

2)  Childbirth education, parent education, and/or lactation consultant experience

Certifications:

BLS (Required)

Certified Lactation Counselor (Preferred)

Certified Childbirth Educator (Preferred)

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Bachelor of Science: Education (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support – American Heart Association, Certified Childbirth Educator – Other, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant – International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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.

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