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Lactation Registered Nurse

Company: St. David's North Austin Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Introduction

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.

Benefits

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 Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

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 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 - preferred

Education

* High school education or GED equivalent or enrollment in / graduate of higher level education from accredited university in related field

* 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 individual."- 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.

Keywords: St. David's North Austin Medical Center, Austin , Lactation Registered Nurse, Other , Austin, Texas

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