RN Lactation Consultant - Mother/Baby

Employer
Nash Hospitals Inc
Location
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Posted
Jun 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 01, 2021
Ref
2231073345
Specialty
Lactation
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
For Profit
Summary

The RN Lactation Consultant collaborates with the medical and nursing staff in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating lactation care and education. Routinely, the Consultant provides specialized nursing care and education to lactating patients. The Consultant participates in the educational growth and development of nursing staff with regard to lactation issues and is responsible for competency validation, consultation and research. As needed, the RN Lactation Consultant works in a Staff Nurse capacity, as needed. Incumbents are accountable to the North Carolina Board of Nursing for practicing nursing within the scope of the North Carolina Nursing Practice Act.

Education, Licensure, Experience, and Other Requirements:

* Graduate of an approved nursing program
* Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
* Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina.
* Certified by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant Examiners within 6 months of hire.
* Current BCLS certification.
* Must complete Breastfeeding Educator Course and obtain certification within one year of hire.
* NRP required within one (1) year of hire.
* 1 year of RN experience.

Salary Information:

* $25.48- $42.46/hour
* Non-Exempt