RN - Lactation Consultant - Per Diem - EMCM

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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 11/19/2016

Einstein Healthcare Network East Norriton, PA

Company
Einstein Healthcare Network
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
14686
AJE Ref #
575977648
Location
East Norriton, PA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Description

EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER MONTGOMERY IS A MEDICAL DESTINATION PROVIDING MANY NEW HEALTHCARE SERVICES AND RESOURCES PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE IN THE AREA INCLUDING ADVANCED MEDICAL AND SURGICAL CARE, DIAGNOSTIC TESTING SERVICES, A NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT, AND 24 HOUR EMERGENCY CARE. LOCATED ON 87 ACRES ALONG GERMANTOWN PIKE IN EAST NORRITON, PA, EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER MONTGOMERY BRINGS THE EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE OF EINSTEIN HEALTHCARE NETWORK TO RESIDENTS OF CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY. EINSTEIN HEALTHCARE NETWORK PROMOTES WELLNESS. RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THAT SMOKING IS DANGEROUS TO THE HEALTH OF SMOKERS AND TO OTHERS. EINSTEIN CAMPUSES ARE TOBACCO AND SMOKE FREE.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

* Constructing and maintaining conditions that predispose mothers and babies to an uncomplicated breastfeeding experience through counseling, education, and support

* Practicing within the guidelines, objectives and policies of the Patient Care Services Department and Hospital and works cooperatively with health care team members to maintain established standards of care

* Developing a comprehensive curriculum for patient education and support on breastfeeding

* Identifying and preparing for distribution culturally and literacy appropriate patient educational materials on breastfeeding

* Job descriptions are subject to change with continued Activation Planning. Modifications may be made at any time based on operational and patient needs.

IF YOU POSSESS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS, PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY:

* Completion of accredited Lactation Education program

* BS (in education or human services) preferred

* 1+ year recent experience as a lactation consultant or 300 documented hours of breastfeeding counseling

* Hospital experience preferred

* Teaching in a class setting preferred

* Experience in developing programs and clinical standards of care

* RN (PA) license preferred

* Current Lactation Certification (IBCLC) or IBCLC eligibility required

* Advanced lactation certification preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

* Physical Requirements: Must be able to walk, sit and stand for periods of time. Requires manual dexterity for operation of equipment and supplies.

* Visual Requirements: Must be able to see charts, read numbers from a distance and read small print and have visual dexterity to work with computers.

* Hearing Requirements: Ability to hear normal conversation and telephone communications.

* Working Conditions: Clinical environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.