The RN Lactation Consultant utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of needs related to breastfeeding and developmental care. The RN Lactation Consultant develops a breastfeeding program to include parent and staff education, updating of protocols, consultation and follow-up. The RN Lactation Consultant prepares an individualized plan of care to assist mothers with breastfeeding providing one-on-one beside consultation and in-hospital follow-up. The RN Lactation Consultant communicates with families and assists them in allaying apprehensions.
The ideal candidate for the RN Lactation Consultant role will be able to evaluate the effects of breastfeeding program and redesign as needed and also, participate in data collection and neonatal outcomes reporting related to breastfeeding.
Location/Facility: Baylor University Medical Center Dallas
Specialty/Department/Practice: Simply Moms - New Family Center
Shift/Schedule: 36 hours/week Full Time Days 7am - 7pm
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
- EXPERIENCE - 2+ years of RN experience in NICU required; Lactation Consultant experience preferred
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - International Board Certified Lactation Consult (IBCLC) required
Registered Nurse (RN) license required
Internal Number: 20010452
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!