Lactation Registered Nurse
Company: St. David's North Austin Medical Center
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Description IntroductionSt. David's North Austin Medical Center
is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses
to work more efficiently. -Are you passionate about delivering
patient-centered care? -Submit your application for Lactation
Registered Nurse position and spend more time at the bedside with
the patient.BenefitsSt. David's North Austin Medical Center offers
a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and
retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs
Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at St. David's North Austin Medical Center!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Lactation Consultant champions and serves as an expert consultant for the facility's Breastfeeding Program. The primary focus of this role is facilitating the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding by providing education and assistance to our patients. Additionally the Lactation Consultant will train and collaborate with the maternal nursing staff in order to provide consistent and accurate information to new mothers. We are an amazing team, that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you, who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do.* You will provide breastfeeding education to new mothers and families based on current AAP guidelines and recommendations.* You will assist with the management of patients with complex breastfeeding problems.* You will provide lactation discharge teaching instruction and resources for on-going lactation support.* You will provide education within the scope of the Childbirth Education Program as well as continued consultation to patients who are in need of services post-discharge.* You will be responsible for creating policies and procedures within the scope of Breastfeeding.
What qualifications you will need:Experience* 2 years Maternal and Child Health or lactation consulting experience - preferredEducation* High school education or GED equivalent or enrollment in / graduate of higher level education from accredited university in related field* College degree - preferredLicenses and Certifications* IBCLC at time of hire or within 2 years of hire* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. David's Healthcare policy* RNC - OB - preferred* Current Texas Department of Health's Phase I and Phase II Intensive Lactation Education Programs - preferred* Trained Breastfeeding Educator (TBE) - preferredSt.
David's North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with
more than 360 beds. The facility is home to St. David's Children's Hospital, St. David's Women's
Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Additional services
offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and
neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.
St. David's North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one
of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St.
David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two
local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.
HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. -In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the
delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Lactation Registered Nurse opening. -Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Description IntroductionSt. David's North Austin Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. -Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? -Submit your application for Lactation Registered Nurse position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.BenefitsSt. David's North Austin Medical Center offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
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