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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

Norton Healthcare Louisville, KY

Company
Norton Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2109
AJE Ref #
576197627
Location
Louisville, KY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
Nursing, RN, R.N., Nurse, Registered Nurse, Nursing Specialist, Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Associate Nurse, BSN, ADN

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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.

REQUIRED:

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Diploma Nursing
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Certified Lactation Consultant: Must obtain Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) credential within two years of hire.
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Registered Nurse

DESIRED:

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One year in a clinical setting
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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