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RN / Registered Nurse - Inpatient Lactation Consultant - Per Diem - Variable

Company: ProMedica
Location: Sylvania
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

ProMedica Toledo Hospital is one of the largest acute-care facilities in the region. Our 794-bed hospital is staffed by more than 4,800 professional healthcare employees who serve a 27-county area throughout northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. We also have the area's largest board-certified medical staff, which is made up of more than 1,000 primary care and specialty physicians. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are a must. In addition, for 15 consecutive years, residents of Greater Toledo have named us the Consumer Choice Award winner in our market. In fact, we're the only hospital in northwest Ohio to receive this honor.Position Summary: -The -Inpatient Lactation Consultant -functions as the breastfeeding expert within an interdisciplinary team caring for breastfeeding families in an inpatient setting. The lactation consultant utilizes evidence-based practice to inform clinical decisions, and applies lactation expertise to the nursing process, staff and community education, and family care planning/delivery. Other duties include, but are not limited to: -

  • Assess breastfeeding dyad for pertinent health and birth history and needs
  • Counsel families to make informed infant feeding choices, initiate and maintain lactation, overcome obstacles, and prevent premature weaning and enhance parental role satisfaction
  • Create individualized breastfeeding goals and care plan through shared-decision making with breastfeeding dyad and family
  • Management and coordination of care for breastfeeding patients, including those with complex needs
  • Provide direct patient care related to breastfeeding, lactation and infant feeding -Schedule Hours: -6a - 10aAdditional Information: This position will be located/working at Flower Hospital in the LDRP unit
    • Associate Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred -
    • At least 3-4 years of clinical nursing experience, preferably two of which in maternal-child nursing or a related field -
    • Current RN -license -in the State of Ohio
    • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) preferred, related certifications considered on individualized basis
    • Prefer 1 year of experience as a lactation counselor, consultant or peer - -The above list of accountabilities is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; it should not be considered exhaustive.ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organizational headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. - For more information, please visit -Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment -without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, -sex/gender (including pregnancy), -sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact -Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace -

Keywords: ProMedica, Toledo , RN / Registered Nurse - Inpatient Lactation Consultant - Per Diem - Variable, Professions , Sylvania, Ohio

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