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Lactation Consultant RN PRN

Francisan Health
Crown Point, Indiana
Closing date
Jan 17, 2022

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
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WHAT WE NEED RN lactation consultant Requiring CLC or IBCLC WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR Patients and families receiving education and support often need guidance and counseling to help them feel at ease to a variety of concerns. Our Nurse Lactation Consultants are the support our patients and families need. These are the people who work with our patients and families to give them the support and counseling they are looking for. Are you a good listener? Do you enjoy helping others? Do you want to work in an environment where faith and compassion are valued? If so - we'd love to learn more about you. WHAT YOU WILL DO Practice nursing according to the organization and established nursing philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations. Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, families, and coworkers. Collaborate with patients and their families, (and or primary caregiver) as well as members of a multidisciplinary team, to ensure optimal patient outcomes and enhancement of the patient experience. Assess, collect, and analyze comprehensive objective, subjective, psychosocial, and cultural data pertinent to patient condition. Maintain a clean and safe work environment by handling and clearing instruments, equipment, and supplies in accordance with infection-control policies and protocols. Prioritize and implement the identified plan, coordinate care delivery, employ interventions to improve patient outcomes while providing a safe, respectful, and ethical practice environment. Communicate timely changes in patient's assessment/ongoing reassessment to providers that warrant consideration and/or a change in the plan of care and maintain and coordinate communication with all members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate safe transitions and continuity in care delivery. Maintain nursing supplies inventory by checking stock and outdates to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies and placing orders for required inventory, as required. WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED Development and Nutrition of Mother and Infant. Pathology Infant and Mother knowledge. Physiology and Endocrinology knowledge. Customer service skills. Data entry. Knowledge of typical and atypical human systems and development. Work independently with minimal supervision. Show sincere interest in others and their concerns. Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously. Persuasively present thoughts and ideas. Strategic thinking. Time management. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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