Lactation Consultant-RN, Norton Hospital, Newborn Nursery (3K), PRN as needed
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONNursing, RN, R.N., Nurse, Registered Nurse, Nursing Specialist, Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Associate Nurse, BSN, ADN
The Lactation Consultant-RN demonstrates professional development and clinical competency; applying the caring processes of the Kristin M. Swanson Model of Care, the RN has the responsibility to develop, implement and evaluate the plan of care to plan, implement, and evaluate breastfeeding needs encompassing age specific criteria for neonates through adult. The Lactation Consultant-RN addresses breastfeeding educational needs for patients, families, and other health care providers, manages patient care assignments as well as other organizational tasks related to patient and unit operations, acts in a clinical leadership role, applies knowledge of growth and development in patient interactions, and performs other related duties. This individual supervises licensed and non-licensed staff members, and focuses on patient and family comforts, education and satisfaction. The RN applies his/her educational and professional experiences in the delivery of quality care and mentoring/precepting staff.
Certified Lactation Consultant: Must obtain Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) credential within two years of hire.
One year in a clinical setting
Bachelor Degree Nursing
SCREENING REQUIREMENTS MAY INCLUDE VERIFICATION OF EDUCATION, LICENSE OR CREDENTIALS.
Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity