Lactation Consultant & Educator (Harrisonburg,VA)
Company: Augusta Health
Posted on: January 5, 2019
We currently have a full time Lactation Consultant/Educator position open on our Obstetrics Unit. The Registered Nurse coordinates patient care and educational activities related to lactation. This role encompasses consultation with inpatient and outpatientclients and health professionals in the hospital and community at large. Manages, organizes, facilitates, and coordinates the educational activities of Augusta Health. Plans, designs, implements, and evaluates educational programs to meet the assessed (orotherwise determined) learning needs of Augusta Health. The RN will work closely with an interdisciplinary team to deliver high quality patient care.
We are an 18 bed Birthing Suite where our nurses are cross trained to labor and delivery, mother/baby couplet care, and Level II nursery. Our unit functions under total patient care model, so each nurse develops and delivers individualized care to their patientsin collaboration with the physicians and midwives. Our unit offers the distinct opportunity for nurses to lead the way in developing our delivery of care practices centered on best evidence based practice. Our nurses work closely with our physicians and midwivesto enhance the care delivered at the bedside. Cross training in all areas of mother/baby care enhances the bedside nurse s experience so that each day offers the possibility of a new learning opportunity. In addition to working on the Birthing Suite, nursescan also cross train to work on our Pediatric Unit to develop an additional skill set. The Birthing Suite is a locked unit for the added safety of our patients and staff.
Come join the Augusta Health team located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley in Fishersville, VA. Augusta Health is an independent, community hospital recognized as one of Healthgrades 50 Best Hospitals in America. Our mission is to promote the health andwell-being of our community through access to excellent care. We build trust and peace of mind through our core values of patient-and community-centeredness, professionalism, excellence, and teamwork.
. Requirements :
* Must be a Registered Nurse licensed to practice as a professional nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
* 3 years experience practicing registered nurse or adult educator. management experience preferred.
* Certified by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners Required.
* Positive attitude, with enthusiasm for caring for our community
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Effective time management skills
Some benefits of working at Augusta Health include:
Insurance package including health, dental, and vision
Retirement savings helping you to plan for your future
Generous paid time off to promote work life balance
Free onsite parking
24/7 armed security to ensure your safety
Shift and weekend differentials
Clinical ladder career path program
Onsite child care
Augusta Health Fitness Reimbursement Program
Individualized orientation with dedicated preceptor
Onsite credit union
Employee discounts including the cafeteria, gift shop, pharmacy, and movie tickets
Associated topics: clinician, lactation, mhlb physical, movement disorder, movement therapist, orthopedic, physical therapist, therapist, therapist assistant, therapist outpatient
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