Specialty Maternity [Antepartum & Postpartum]

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse – Childbirth Education
Reference # 54182
Salary: $32.33 - $42.45 per hour
Work Shifts: Monday – Friday, 1700 - 2100
BC Women’s Hospital,
4500 Oak Street,
Vancouver, BC

The Registered Nurse, Childbirth Education teaches or co-facilitates an ongoing series of childbirth education classes to patients and families, and/ or single classes in accordance with the BC Women’s Childbirth Education Curriculum or Group Care Program. Childbirth education programs may include Childbirth Education Series, Prenatal in a Day, Infant Care Class, Breastfeeding class, Sibling class, Multiples series, Emergency First Aid and safety, the group care program and others, as determined by the Manager. The RN assesses the learning needs of individual class/ groups and adapts class outlines and learning strategies to meet the learner’s needs. The RN is also responsible for providing evaluative feedback to the Program Manager to enhance ongoing curriculum revisions.
Education, Training and Experience
• Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
• Current CPR Certification.
• Completion of a recognized Childbirth Educator Certification Program.
• Minimum 1 year recent, related experience including experience teaching Childbirth Education Programs and clinical experience in Labour and Delivery and Postpartum/Newborn Care and/or Community Health or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities
• Ability to teach individuals and groups.
• Ability to lead group sessions.
• Ability to operate related equipment
• Knowledge of current birthing practices and current research on pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and parenting.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work as a member of a team.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.

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