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Childbirth Educator

Job Ref: 25168

Talent Area: RN - Women's Services

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston, TX 77070

Area/Department: Nursery-L&D M2NW

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Part-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift

DAY (Must be flexible)

Work Week

M - F

This role will have a flexible shift as they will be teaching parents, primarily on weekends and/or evening shifts. 

Company Profile

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital opened its doors to Northwest Houston in December 2000. In May 2010, a major expansion on the 52-acre campus doubled the size of the hospital, brining more expertise, more state-of-the-art technology and more specialized care to the community. With 251 licensed beds, 16 operating rooms and over 1,600 employees, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital was specifically designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for conveying to the participants the key concepts and skills required for success in pregnancy, childbirth and infant care.   Performance is consistent with the standards as defined by ASPO/Lamaze International.


Adolescent and Adult 


  1. Conducts large array of patient classes focused on childbirth, women’s and infant health.
  2. Assists with development and evaluation of content, instructional methods and materials. Demonstrates the organizational skills to coordinate, schedule and present program content in learning styles that are applicable to the learner.   (EF)
  3. Maintains communications with Director of Women’s Service and Nurse Manager to insure that any problems during instruction are promptly communicated.  (EF)
  4. Applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development to identify patient and family requirements relative to women of childbearing age and support persons.  (EF)
  5. Exhibits understanding and knowledge required to provide information and service to all clients.  (EF)
  6. Identifies crisis situations and acts accordingly.  (EF)
  7. Interacts with participants throughout the course periods.  (EF)
  8. Demonstrates the components of the ICARE values statement (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence).  (EF)
  9. Demonstrates ServicePride standard (smiles and makes eye contact; greets each patient and visitor; seeks out patient and visitor contact; displays appropriate body language at all times; takes 5 minutes each day to go above and beyond for one patient or visitor; honors diversity; thanks every customer).  (EF)
  10. Follows all safety rules while on the job.  Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.  Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.  (EF)
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.  (EF)


Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. BSN required.


Previous clinical experience in obstetrics or extensive past experience in childbirth education within a hospital setting. 


Current license to practice as an RN in the State of Texas.

ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

Current American Heart BLS

Current NRP


Computer Skills:  Word Processing, Spreadsheets, & Powerpoint

Web-based computer programs specific to the job function.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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