Registered Nurse Lactation FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2020
  • Job ID:
    20026477
  • Job Family
    Women's Health
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Lactation Nurse Uncertified AdventHealth Orlando

 
Location Address: 601 E Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
  • Want to see what it's like to work with us? Click here for a virtual tour of our Orlando campus!

Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time Days
 

You Will Be Responsible For:   

  • Rounds on the Maternal/Infant Unit, or other units with lactating mothers, at various AdventHealths as assigned. Visits each breastfeeding mother/baby and evaluates and encourages the nursing dyad. Greets all patients in a friendly, professional manner. Keeps thorough and appropriate notes on each patient.
  • Works in the various AdventHealth Lactation Centers’ as assigned. Provides private consults for breastfeeding mothers, answers the breastfeeding telephone help line, facilitates the weekly mother/baby luncheon, sells breastfeeding products/collects money, and keeps accurate records.
  • Plans and presents prenatal breastfeeding classes.  Collects evaluations at each class and makes changes to the classes as needed.  Arrives early enough to prepare for class and coordinates class so it runs smoothly.
  • Provides accurate and consistent information to clients and patients regarding breastfeeding as well as AdventHealth policies and procedures.  Attends staff meetings and seminars to stay updated.  Reviews literature/new research and shares information with colleagues and staff.
  • Works well with hospital staff and provides in-service programs on request.

Qualifications
What Will You Need:        
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Graduate from a school of Nursing
  • Maternity nursing or newborn nursing experience
 
 
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • Florida state Registered Nurse (RN)
  • BLS
 
 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Lactation Counseling certification
 
 
Job Summary:

Under general supervision, the Lactation Consultant supports the breastfeeding mother and baby at AdventHealth, its satellite locations, and in the community. The Lactation Consultant teaches breastfeeding classes, makes rounds on the maternity units, provides a telephone helpline, and offers private consultations and breastfeeding products (i.e. pumps, bras) in a retail store. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



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

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