Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated
for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At St.
David's North Austin Medical Center our nurses set us apart from
any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Lactation
Registered Nurse to join our healthcare family.
We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At
St. David's North Austin Medical Center, our benefits package
offers eligible colleagues an attractive package that includes
medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some
unique benefits including:
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
- 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay
based on years of service)
Assistance and Reimbursements for
Tuition and Student Loans
- Employee Discounts including Tickets,
Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft
- Home, Auto,
and Pet Insurance
- Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
- Short Term & Long Term
- Adoption Assistance
- Legal Benefits and lots more!
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At St. David's North Austin Medical Center, our nurses play a
vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique.
Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA
Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible
for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for
life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for
our Lactation Registered Nurse opportunity.
Job Summary and Qualifications
The 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
* 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:
* 2 years Maternal and Child Health or lactation consulting
experience - preferred
* High school education or GED equivalent or enrollment in /
graduate of higher level education from accredited university in
* College degree - preferred
Licenses 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) - preferred
St. 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 named one of the World's Most Ethical
Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. 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.
"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's
family first, and the really great institutions will provide care
with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the
Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
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.