Registered Nurse-Lactation Consultant-Days - Lactation RN
Company: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Registered Nurse-Lactation Consultant-DaysWe are looking to add
top talent to our Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas team.
Join us in performing Sacred Work!
Competitive benefits are offered including:
Matched Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Benefit Plan - Medical, Dental, Vision and Much
The Lactation Consultant provides support and instruction to
mother-infant pairs with breastfeeding needs/lactation problems in
a manner developmentally appropriate for adolescents and adults as
necessary. The lactation consultant is specially trained to
prevent, recognize and solve breastfeeding difficulties.
ANA Standards of Practice:
A. Assessment: the registered nurse collects comprehensive data
pertinent to the patient's health or the situation.
B. Diagnosis: the registered nurse analyzes the assessment data to
determine the diagnoses or issues.
C. Outcomes Identification: the registered nurse identifies
expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the
D. Planning: the registered nurse develops a plan that prescribes
strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
E. Implementation: the registered nurse implements the identified
plan, coordinates care delivery, employs strategies to promote
health and a safe environment.
F. Evaluation: the registered nurse evaluates progress toward
attainment of outcomes.
G. Quality of Practice: the registered nurse systematically
enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
Essential Job Duties
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Assesses the knowledge level and personal goals of the mother to
identify educational opportunities related to breastfeeding.
* Actively promotes breastfeeding and instructs mothers on all
tasks necessary to reach their own goals for breastfeeding.
* Will evaluate breastfeeding oral motor mechanics of infants and
milk transfer and will make appropriate recommendations and
management strategies based on these findings.
* Plans and coordinates staff breastfeeding education activities in
collaboration with the department leadership.
* Will serve as an expert resource to departments and staff through
the facility to ensure knowledge of, and adherance to, hospital
policies and procedures related to human milk collection, storage,
transport and feedings.
* Works with staff that provide breastfeeding support to
antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum patients who require
breastfeeding support throughout the facility.
Required Education and Experience
Graduate of a nursing program
Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse or a recognized
compact state license.
Current Certification as a IBCLC (international board certified
Proof of BLS certification within 30 days.
NRP within 6 months of hire
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