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Neonatal ICU Lactation Nurse Consultant - Part time

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 32 Hours per Week -
  • Day/Evening Rotation - 8 hour shifts -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1198445
    Employment Status: Part-Time
    More Information:

    For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    The lactation consultant is responsible for coordinating the care of the breast feeding mother. Serves as a resource to the staff RNs, assisting them in giving breastfeeding support and information to nursing mothers, as well as educating new staff in how to teach breastfeeding. Provides care to patients with complications related to breastfeeding.


    Responsibilities

  • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
  • Utilizes nursing process to plan, direct, and provide breastfeeding teaching and support.
  • Serves as a resource for the department regarding lactation education and information.
  • Identifies patient and family education needs and coordinates appropriate educational resources.
  • Provides accurate documentation as required.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • IBCLC
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Certified Lactation Consultant - 1 year or more
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer