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Lactation Consultant RN Registered Nurse - Lactation RN

Company: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Lactation Consultant RN Registered NurseLactation Consultant RN Registered Nurse - Full-time

Oh baby, We Have Expanded!

* Sign on Bonus for eligible new hires*
* Work location: Texas Health Southwest, 6100 Harris Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76132
* Mother friendly designated, a Texas 10-Step designated, and a Magnet designated facility

Work hours: Full-time, 32 hours/week, 8:30AM-5:00PM with holiday and weekend requirements

Maternal/Newborn Department highlights:

* Self-Scheduling that helps with work/life balance as well as opportunities for educational and career growth
* Our team is like a family with a newly renovated Mother/Baby, couplet care unit with 26-beds and an expanded 16-bed NICU

Here's What You Need

* Associate degree from an accredited Nursing program
* BSN preferred
* One-year (1) Year Experience as a clinical nurse (RN) or completion of an RN residency program, or a THR residency program Required
* One year of Lactation RN experience preferred
* BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required
* NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program within 90 days
* IBCLC - International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant 2 Years Required (strongly prefer upon hire)

What You Will Do

* Both inpatient and outpatient services - working with both Maternal/Newborn and NICU patients
* Functions as an expert resource on breastfeeding issues for patients, families, community, staff, and physicians
* Serves as a clinical expert for lactation issues based on evidence
* Produces documentation that initiates, follows and revises patient's plan of care
* Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to improve care processes that promote continuity of care
* Reviews patient medications for potential complications associated with breastfeeding.
* Assesses outpatients for symptoms of jaundice and breastfeeding problems
* Participates in breast pump rental and retail sales within the Breastfeeding Resource Center

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

* Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flexible spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness, nursing career ladder as well as several other benefits.
* Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.
* Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).
* A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
* Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we've won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to


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