Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Part Time Days – 16 hours a week
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.
What You Will Need:
ASN Required, BSN preferred.
CPR required and /or specialty certification (NRP, ACLS) in the area of expertise required within first 90 days of employment.
Current Texas RN License or a Compact RN License from a NCLA Compact State
NRP certification (90 days from start date to obtain)
General knowledge of professional nursing principles and techniques used in the assessment, care and treatment of Couplet Care patients.
General knowledge of the pharmacological process in the appropriate administration or delivery of medications used in the care and treatment of Couplet Care patients
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.
The AdventHealth Central Texas department of Maternal Child Health is divided into 4 areas. We have a 22-bed Couplet Care/gyn surgical unit, which consists of post-partum mothers and their newborns, GYN surgical patients, and occasional med/surg overflow, Labor and Delivery and Nursery/Special Care Nursery.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.