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Location: AdventHealth Avista
The role you'll contribute:
Responsible for the assessment and management of breastfeeding mothers and babies, particularly, those with problems or concerns. Exercises independent judgment in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of nursing processes and procedures concerning lactation patient and her infant. Supports training and support of new associates on breastfeeding techniques and standards of care; serves as a subject matter expert to the units in their facility. Will need to demonstrate a developing knowledge and skills relevant to lactation and adult learning principles. Basic knowledge of Adult Learning Principles needed to plan, implement and present/facilitate education for clients and/or hospital staff. Experience demonstrating the competent assessment, treatment, and care of all ages, including, neonates.
The value you'll bring to the team:
Assesses the lactating patient’s physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs. (Observation, interview, review of records and clinical data).
Evaluates patient’s response and intervenes in a timely manner to ensure optimal patient outcome. Manages lactation issues and utilizes appropriate resources to solve problems for inpatients (OB, NICU, and PEDS populations) and for outpatients as needed.
Implements patient plan of care and observes outcomes in accordance with nursing standards and physician directions.
Supports and educates colleagues so that the overall standard of breastfeeding care is improved. Facilitates outpatient support resources. Answer phone calls related to breastfeeding issues and concerns.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic individualized patient care plan, observes outcomes in accordance with nursing standards and physician directions.
Develops and updates policies, procedures, standards of care and guidelines for supporting and implementing the art of breastfeeding.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Associate’s degree, nursing specialty OR a nursing diploma.
RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact
International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant.
Three years nursing experience.
Bachelor’s degree: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
Prior lactation training and/or certification preferred.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.