Lactation Consultant PRN Evenings at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Mansfield, TX
  • Date Posted:
    9/8/2020
  • Job ID:
    20019250
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    N - N/A

Job Description


Description

Lactation Consultant

Texas Health Mansfield- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX 

Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield; Mansfield, TX  

•    Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and committed to making communities healthier.

•    Provide holistic care for patients that extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families.  Chaplains are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.

•    Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and medical office building that will provide services such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Women’s Services, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.

•     Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”.  AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new opportunities for employment and professional growth. 

•    Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as #17 for “Best Places to Live”.  Mansfield is one of the fastest growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000 residents by 2023.  Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%.  Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland, quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN Evenings

You Will Be Responsible For:

•    Assess, reassess, develops, implements, and evaluates a plan of care, as a member of the multidisciplinary care team, in conjunction with the patient and patient’s family.  The lactation consultant will:

•    Obtain and document an appropriate history of the breastfeeding mother and child. 

•    Systemically collect objective and subjective information, including but not limited to physical appearance and health status of mother and baby.

•    Assessment information will be discussed with the mother, documented in the medical record, and communicated to the primary health care provider as appropriate. 


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

•    Associate Degree in Nursing.

•    Skill in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care for the breastfeeding mother and baby acquired through 1-2 years of experience as a lactation consultant.

•    Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.

•    Certification through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

•    Achieves and maintains NRP certification within first year of employment.

 

Job Summary: The lactation consultant focuses on helping breastfeeding women and families define and achieve their breastfeeding goals.  The lactation consultant will act as a member of the interdisciplinary team to obtain optimal clinical outcomes.  The lactation consultant will adhere to the goals, philosophy, standards, and guidelines of Texas Health Mansfield.



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

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