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PERINATAL EDUCATOR in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps Health is recognized for creating a high-performing, diverse workforce by accommodating the needs of its employees at the beginning, middle and later stages of their careers. Supporting excellence in patient and family-centered care, the Perinatal Educator provides vital childbirth education to Scripps patients and the communities throughout the San Diego area.  Our Perinatal Educators enjoy the opportunity to travel throughout the San Diego area, thriving in an environment that is very rewarding and having such an impact on the lives of the parents they teach.     

We invite you to join our Perinatal Education team, where the Perinatal Educator for Scripps Center for Community Health and Advocacy is a Certified Childbirth Educator and/or a Certified Lactation Educator. The Perinatal Educator is responsible for teaching standardized perinatal education programs throughout the Scripps Healthcare System. The Educator is an active team member who works closely with the Lead Perinatal Educator and Supervisor in the development of and implementation of perinatal education programs. The Educator performs other duties as assigned.

This is a casual (per diem) position that requires travel to the different Scripps Health sites as well as surrounding communities.  



Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Accomplished adult and/or child teaching skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to function with minimal supervision, bilingual an advantage, strong personal and professional commitment to adult and/or child education programming.
  • Previous experience with adult and/or child learning systems/theory.
  • Certified Childbirth Educator and/or Certified Lactation Educator with one year teaching experience in Perinatal Education.
Required Certification/Registration:
  • Childbirth Education and/or Lactation Educator certification.
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing, education or other field.
  • Experience in childbirth education is strong preferred.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.