Providence Health & Services Family and Birth Educator in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling a Family and Birth Educator (Labor & Delivery, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Prepare, plan, and implement birth and family educational courses designed for pediatric, adolescent, and adult participants.

  • Utilize designated curriculum and follow appropriate teaching principles.

  • Prepare and organize for classes including preparing the teaching environment.

  • Demonstrate age-specific patient care considerations for the population served.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • College degree in Sociology, or health related field

  • Current Basic Life Saving (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA) to teach Infant Safety and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Certification as a Childbirth Educator (ICCE) within 12 months of hire

  • Maintain ICEA membership on an annual basis once ICCE is obtained

  • Basic computer skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in teaching staff, patients, and family members

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Variable

Job Category: Education

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 140131