Lactation Consultant RN PT Day
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 22, 2021
The Lactation Consultant RN develops a breastfeeding program to
include parent and staff education, updating of protocols,
consultation and follow-up.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Advocates breastfeeding as an optimal nutritional approach for the
infant to health care multidisciplinary team and parents who are
interested in breastfeeding, including bedside consultation,
classes, and reading materials.
Evaluates parent's interest in breastfeeding and infant's readiness
to breastfeed, and determines individualized care to assist mothers
with breastfeeding, providing one-on-one bedside consultation and
Provides education for staff on protocols, care plans, and general
breastfeeding information and updates.
Documents teaching and response in the chart. Reports findings to
Evaluates effectiveness of breastfeeding program and redesigns as
Participates in data collection and neonatal outcomes reporting
related to breastfeeding.
Discusses breast pump rental, and/or buying a breast pump, if
indicated, providing necessary information and demonstration of
Participates in discharge education related to breastfeeding and
Post discharge, follows up by phone contact or by family returning
for weight check and or lactation consult as indicated.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Advanced understanding of the process and benefits of lactation for
mothers and infants.
Ability to provide age-specific, quality, patient-centered care to
mothers and infants through the nursing process and standards of
nursing practice with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of
human experience and to develop, evaluate, implement and, as
necessary, modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of
Able to perform tasks independently without need for routine
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in
Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of
Must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of
stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve
General computer skills, including but not limited to: using
required software applications, data entry, information security,
electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Associate's
- MAJOR - Nursing
- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Basic Life Support (BLS)
- - - - - Inter Ntl BC Lactation Consult (IBCLC)
- - - - - Registered Nurse (RN)
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