Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center

LACTATION CONSULTANT/RN (53177984)
Location: Culpeper, Virginia - United States
Posted: 9/22/2019

LACTATION CONSULTANT/RN

Full-Time Varied Days

POSITION OVERVIEW

The team memberÔ??s number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health systemÔ??s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families.
The team member will provide guidance to patients, families, staff, and community in delivering education, information, and training that responds to individualized needs, in accordance with the current policies and procedures.
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care for OB and GYN patients.
Participates in educational activities for self, staff and unit development.
Utilizes communication skills with staff, other health care team members and patients.
Maintains yearly AHA BLS Healthcare Providers certification, safety and infection in-services, plus adequate contact hours to meet RN requirements.
Follows safety and infection control policies and procedures.
Follows hospital and department policies and procedures.
Other job duties as assigned.
EXEMPTION STATUS

Non-Exempt
REQUIREMENTS

Education:

High School Diploma required
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, required.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience:

Minimum one year in labor & delivery
Minimum of one year of experience in mother/baby care or breast feeding education.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

Understanding and commitment to practice patient centered care in accordance with the Mission and Core Values of Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center
Ability to multitask and prioritize quickly
Ability to communicate verbally and in written form
Basic computer knowledge.
Ability to perform obstetrical nursing skills with expertise
Ability to teach effectively
Ability to organize
Ability to efficiently multi-task patient care for multiple obstetrical patients
Ability to administer medication utilizing the five rights
Able to effectively communicate patient assessments to physicians and on-coming staff
Demonstrates effective evidence based patient teaching in the inpatient setting as well as the clinic
Able to demonstrate accurate and thorough documentations
Demonstrates the knowledgeable use of all equipment utilized in FBC
Able to evaluate common laboratory test results and their significance. Knows what the normal ranges are or knows how to locate that information quickly
Knowledge of OSHA guidelines and Universal Precautions protocols
Able to provide lactation support and assistance to post-partum couplets
Able to perform outpatient lactation consults
Serves as a role model for other staff in competence, skill, knowledge, and professionalism
Positively represents our facility in the community
Licensure/Certification:

Registered Nurse with a current licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia
IBCLC Certification
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification upon hire
Certified in AHA BLS Healthcare Providers upon hire
Electronic Fetal Monitoring recommended within 2 years

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nursing, Education/Training
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