Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.
BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
The Birth Sister provides non-medical, emotional and evidence-based informational support and assistance to the childbearing woman, family and clinical care providers involved in the woman’s prenatal, birth and postpartum care.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:
High School Diploma or equivalent life experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Must achieve Basic Birth Sister Training Program certification before commencement of initial training program and maintain standards of this certification for the duration of employment in this position.
Prior education/training by qualified program in childbirth education and support services preferred but not required.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: