Registered Nurse (RN)-Consultant Lactation, PRN, Days

Palmetto Health
Greenville County, South Carolina
Aug 01, 2021
Aug 27, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

Provides care for obstetrical and infant patients though education/consultation. Functions as a resource for patients, families, staff and community.

This is a PRN position at Patewood Memorial Hospital.


* Assesses the physical, educational and discharge needs of obstetrical, newborn or breastfeeding patients. 40%
* Based on patient assessments and trends, identifies opportunities to improve the care of mothers, infants and children in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. 15%
* Develops and revises evidence based nursing policy, procedures, standards of care, protocols and preprinted orders. 5%
* Provides evidence based nursing care for mothers and infants through consultation directly with the patient or the telephone help-line. 20%
* Collaborates with other health care professionals to identify cost effective alternatives and facilitate discharges. 5%
* Serves as a resource/educator/consultant for patient/families/staff and the community. 10%
* Evaluates and recommends new products, tools, etc. using best practice models, evidence based materials and research. 5%

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree - Nursing

Minimum Experience

2 years Nursing experience in Mom/Baby, L&D or as a lactation consultation

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

SC Registered Nurse

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) or equivalent with the expectation of obtaining IBCLC within 1 year of hire.

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)


Patewood Memorial Hospital


1046 Patewood Hospital


10467200 Women's Education-PMH

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