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Kadlec Community Instructor - Education in Richland, Washington


Kadlec Clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Community Instructor to join our growing Education team located in Kadlec Regional Medical Center

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system!

Shift Details: Per Diem - On Call

A Community Instructor under the general direction of the Supervisor, Training Center, conducts classes in childbirth preparation, good babysitting, poison prevention, Basic Life Support (BLS) & CPR, Management of Aggressive Behavior, and related courses and performs related duties as assigned.

In this position you will:

• Demonstrate and sustain compliance with the Caregiver Expectations Standards of Excellence and Code of Conduct.

• Understand, embrace, and instill Kadlec’s Mission, Vision and Values.

• Assess the participants' level of understanding and adapts instruction to the best advantage for the participants.

• Demonstrate the ability to respond in a sensitive and constructive manner to the verbal and non-verbal behavior of others.

• Participate in the development and updating of class outlines and content to assure the information provided is current and thorough and conducts classes following approved outline.

• Keep abreast of current trends and methods through meetings and reading pertinent material.

• Attend required meetings.

• Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate education to the age of students/patients served as outlined in established procedures.

• Adhere to standard policies as outlined in department related to infection control, fire and safety, hazardous chemicals, personnel policies and departmental procedures.

• In addition to the above, position specific:

• Community Instructor-Childbirth:

• Conduct classes in childbirth education for prospective mothers and their partners covering subjects from pregnancy, labor and delivery, to breast and bottle-feeding and care of newborns.

• Utilize a variety of teaching techniques such as visual aids, charts, lectures and physical demonstrations of breathing patterns and relaxation skills.

• Observe a minimum of one birth in the Labor and Delivery Unit on an annual basis as assigned.

• Conduct one or more childbirth-related classes such as the refresher courses.

• Community Instructor-Babysitting:

• Conduct classes to adolescents and children (Good Babysitting and Poison Prevention) at Kadlec and within community.

• Community Instructor-HealthCare Provider:

• Conduct classes to Kadlec staff and community health care professionals by teaching Health Care Provider CPR and other AHA courses.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • 1 year teaching experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or training experience.

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider card OR Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor card required.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Childbirth Educator preferred. With appropriate experience, the instructor’s Certification can be obtained within the first year of instructing.

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Education

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 319038