Hawaii Pacific Health Educator, Childbirth - Community Education in Honolulu, Hawaii
Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children is well recognized as Hawai‘i’s leader in the care of women, infants and children. With 207 beds and 66 bassinets, the nonprofit hospital is Hawai‘i’s only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty hospital. It is also a tertiary care, medical teaching and research facility. Specialty services include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency care, neonatal and pediatric air transport and children’s specialty clinics. With a dedicated team of more than 1,300 employees and 604 physicians, the hospital is home to Kapi‘olani Women’s Center, Kapi‘olani Breast Center and Kapi‘olani Women’s Cancer Center, the state’s only dedicated breast health and gynecological cancer centers. Kapi‘olani offers numerous community programs and services, such as the Kapi‘olani Child Protection Center and Sex Abuse Treatment Center, and through our affiliation with the University of Hawai‘i, we are home to the John A. Burns School of Medicine Pediatrics and OB/GYN residency programs.
As a nonprofit organization, Kapi‘olani's network of health care institutions are strongly committed to community outreach and education. We organize a number of events and workshops on a regular basis to educate the public about issues ranging from cardiovascular disease to cancer, diabetes, arthritis and the importance of maintaining healthy, active lifestyles. Our Community Education team ensures that these activities are well-organized and effective in connecting the organization to the community and promoting health education for Hawai‘i’s people.
As the Childbirth Educator, you will provide nurturing and supportive education to help expectant parents prepare for the momentous occasion of growing their family. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will come in handy as you work with the community education team to design, provide and evaluate educational programs on all aspects of pregnancy, child birth and infant care. We are looking for a compassionate, resourceful person with a strong understanding of family planning and child birth trends, a willingness to work collaboratively in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.
Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI
Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours
Work Type: Per Diem
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card. Two (2) years of health care experience, preferably in maternal and child health. Valid driver's license and abstract. Current Hawai’i auto insurance.
Preferred Qualifications: International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)/Lamaze International or prepared childbirth certificate. Experience in maternal and child health.
Position Educator, Childbirth - Community Education
Employment Type Employee
Location Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI
Req ID 11638