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Providence Health & Services Community Educator Providence Babywise in Mission Hills, California


Providence is calling a Community Educator Providence Babywise, (Per Diem/Evening Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

We are seeking a Community Educator Providence Babywise who will provide education and assistance to those enrolled in Babywise Educational Programs. The educator also provides Maternity unit tours, Childbirth Preparation/Lamaze; Baby Care/Parenting; Breastfeeding; Infant/Child Safety and CPR; Big Kids and Babies' Maternity tours; MommyWise and Breastfeeding support groups; and Safesitter courses (certification requirement for most of the education programs mentioned). Demonstrate proficiency in effectively communicating to assigned age-specific patient population (e.g., children, teens, young adults, adults). The position reports to the Supervisor of Babywise.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, and infection control standard

  • Provide clear, consistent information and assistance to class specific attendees

  • Adhere to teaching guidelines specific to the area of expertise as needed

  • Review and develop patient education materials to meet the identified learning needs of a diverse community

  • Evaluate efficacy and usefulness of Babywise education programs utilizing the improving organizational performance model

  • Promote positive interpersonal relationships and demonstrates effective communication methods and skills

  • Communicate with the Women and Children's nursing and medical staff regarding the coordination of services (in-patient)

  • Participate in marketing and public relations efforts and program development, as requested

  • Participate in lecture opportunities and related events.

  • Assist in the facilitation of setting class dates, arranging for classroom space

  • Ensure their own supplies and utilizes hospital equipment including set-up at specified class location

  • Perform registration at each Babywise Program

  • Provide positive feedback and constructive suggestions for improvement of classes to the Supervisor of Babywise

  • Assist in trouble-shooting and problem solving difficult situations during each class


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification (specific to program instructing)

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association

  • NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration

  • Current California Driver License

  • Sufficient experience in public speaking

  • Sufficient experience in women's health

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish

  • Certified Lactation Educator

About the hospital you will serve.

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Education

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 243201