The Lactation Consultant RN utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of needs related to breastfeeding and developmental care. The Lactation Consultant RN develops a breastfeeding program to include parent and staff education, updating of protocols, consultation and follow-up. The Lactation Consultant RN prepares an individualized plan of care to assist mothers with breastfeeding providing one-on-one beside consultation and in-hospital follow-up. The Lactation Consultant RN communicates with families and assists them in allaying apprehensions.
The ideal candidate for the Lactation Consultant RN role will be able to evaluate the effects of breastfeeding program and redesign as needed and also, participate in data collection and neonatal outcomes reporting related to breastfeeding.
Location/Facility: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
Specialty/Department/Practice: Lactation and Family Services
Shift/Schedule: PRN Days 7:30am - 5pm
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- EXPERIENCE - 2+ years of RN experience in Mother/Baby or NICU required; at least 1 year of Lactation Consultant RN experience strongly preferred
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - International Board Certified Lactation Consult (IBCLC) required
Registered Nurse (RN) license required
Internal Number: 20011807
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!