SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
RN Lactation Consultant Shift: PRN DAYS 7a-7p (Minimum 4 shifts in 4 weeks) Medical City Hospital Dallas The Registered Nurse Lactation Consultant requires advanced understanding and ability to utilize the nursing process. Provides expert care in lactation management according to the ILCA Standards of Practice for IBCLC Lactation Consultants. Provides informal and formal staff development learning activities related to breastfeeding management. Serves as an expert consultant to maternal-child staff, physicians, and other healthcare professionals in the management of patients with complex breastfeeding problems. Participates in program development activities. Practices according to the family-centered maternity care model. The Lactation Department at Medical City consists of nine Board Certified Lactation Consultants. We offer inpatient and outpatient consultations, sale/rental of breast pumps and a "warm" line for telephone support. Inpatients are seen on a daily basis and outpatients by referral and appointment only.
Medical City is a very “special” ANCC Magnet medical center located in far North Dallas that is designed with the health and well-being of the entire family. Prevention of disease is our focus, but treatment, when necessary is by some of the most highly specialized physicians in the country. In fact, patients travel to Medical City from over 75 countries and from all over the United States for the sophisticated treatment offered by some of its 400+ in-house physician specialists….where they have access to the latest and most sophisticated technology. Over 95 different medical and surgical sub-specialists are housed within the “City”. Our medical center offers a full service adult and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, outpatient centers, and a psychiatric hospital. Being recognized for their excellence in patient care, Medical City has received numerous awards including the Joint Commission's highest honor bestowed to hospitals in the United States. We operate as a 796-bed tertiary care center, and we hope from the moment you walk through our doors, you will notice the Medical City difference.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and growth opportunities. Our benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
- Graduate from an accredited professional school of nursing.
- Bachelor's Degree preferred. Continuing education in lactation and breastfeeding required.
- Minimum of two years experience in maternal-child health nursing in an acute care setting.
- Experience with breastfeeding management require
- Current license with the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas or a temporary permit.
- IBCLC required
- BLS, NRP
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