Lactation Consultant - Women's - Part Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/29/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/29/2020
  • Job ID:
    20002218
  • Job Family
    Women's Health
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Texas

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse – Lactation Consultant

AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas & AdventHealth Rollins Brook

Our team members are nationally recognized for delivering the highest level of care. We offer the latest advances in medicine and provide uncommon compassion as part of our faith-based approach to wellness. Our employees make a difference on a higher level by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. At AdventHealth Central Texas & AdventHealth Rollins Brook, you will receive a competitive salary while experiencing the freedom to deliver the best care for patients’ bodies, minds, and spirits in a way you feel passionate about. There is no better place to make a true impact in the lives of others.

  • Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook provide care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.
  • Both AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook are committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.
  • As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. 

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time day hours

 

You Will Be Responsible For:

•    Provides direct lactation care using advance lactation knowledge and skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate neonates and their families.

•    Plans, teaches, and evaluates breastfeeding classes for expectant mothers.

•    Creates an environment that promotes learning for staff and patients.

•    Conducts bedside lactation rounds daily.

•    Consults with mothers having breastfeeding problems.

•    Assesses and assists with feeding plan in conjunction with RN caring for baby and pediatrician.

•    Manages breast pump depot

•    Plans, teaches and conducts in-service education for maternal child staff members

•    Plans, organizes and delivers lactation management services to all breastfeeding patients


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

•     IBCLC or CLC

•    BLS

•   General knowledge of professional nursing principles and techniques   used in the assessment, care and treatment of Couplet Care patients.

•   General knowledge of the pharmacological contraindications for breastfeeding

•   Skill to maintain effective working relationships with health professionals and others to create an environment that is conducive to carrying out the mission of the department in an effective manner.

•   Skill to communicate (verbal and written) effectively to direct the overall professional nursing services in a manner which encourages the open exchange of ideas and information.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Lactation Consultant in this position is responsible for providing lactation management services to expectant and new parents. These functions are performed in accordance with the hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.

The AdventHealth System Registered Nurse (RN) fulfills an important role as a central patient care provider responsible for the coordination and delivery of patient centered nursing care. As a full partner of the healthcare team, the AdventHealth System RN collaborates with all other healthcare disciplines to achieve successful execution of the patient’s plan-of-care.  The RN utilizes physical assessment skills and advanced diagnostic technology to aid in the assessment of the patient’s nursing care needs. Data collected is analyzed, synthesized and disseminated to other healthcare providers. The RN continues to monitor and assess the patient’s physical condition, emotional and social needs, continually refining the plan-of-care to ensure achievement of the desired goals of the patient and facility outcomes.

Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction. Position requires experience in a specialty area of obstetrical clinical nursing activities in the areas of OB triage, Labor and Delivery, Post-partum/Couplet Care, Antepartum, OB Operating Room, recovery and level one nursery and providing technical nursing support to nursing staff to ensure patient assessments are skilled and comprehensive care to patients.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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