RN Lactation Consultant -Parent Education Coord - Full-time
Company: Medicine Journal
Posted on: September 8, 2023
Provides lactation coverage for both campuses as per FTE
requirement. Sees patients throughout both hospitals, including but
not limited to, NICU, Labor and Delivery East, Mother/Baby East,
OB/GYN BEH, L&D BEH, CH300 & CH400, and Children's clinics.
Assists and educates mothers and their families concerning
lactation and provides phone consultations after discharge.
Completion of IBCLC (International Board of Certified Lactation
Consultants) certification & maintains current educational
requirements for certification. Graduate from accredited school of
Knowledge of lactation process, lactating family, & referral
process for lactating families, and of adult education principles.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience working with childbearing families
in maternal health nursing.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Certification by IBCLC. Current license to practice nursing in the
State of Tennessee. BLS prior to going to the unit/department and
maintained going forward, NRP, STABLE, and CPI - current or within
6 months of hire.
The Nurse Licensure Compact will not change how to obtain or renew
a Tennessee license. However, the Tennessee nursing license will be
a single state license for Tennessee Residents or non-compact state
residents. Tennessee licensure or multistate licensure from a
compact state must be obtained within three months of hire for
Department Position Summary:
A Lactation Consultant/Parent Educator employed by Erlanger Health
System (EHS) is responsible for providing lactation
education/support throughout the Erlanger Health System as needed.
In addition, he/she will manage the care of complex lactation
concerns to facilitate optimum health. Coordinates and facilitates
inpatient parent education to meet discharge needs. Works
collaboratively with interdisciplinary staff, internal and external
to the organization. Participates in continuing quality improvement
and evaluation processes related to the management of care.
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