Nurse Team Lead/Charge Lactation Specialist

Employer
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Location
Pasadena Park, Missouri
Posted
Aug 25, 2021
Closes
Oct 02, 2021
Ref
2422610847
Specialty
Lactation
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Nonprofit
Additional Job Information
  • 32 Hours per Week -
  • Days -
Job ID: 1217546

Employment Status: Part-Time

More Information

Missouri Baptist Medical Center , an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women's and infants' services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation's largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

The Childbirth and Parenting Education Program at Missouri Baptist is based on the philosophy of family-centered maternity care and freedom of choice in childbirth. We offer a variety of classes in which content is evidence-based and focused on the individual needs of our expectant parents and their families. Classes are taught by an expert staff of certified childbirth educators, OB registered nurses and doulas certified by DONA International.

Overview

Role Purpose

Under the direction of manager, plans, directs, and coordinates activities of a unit on a designated shift. Performs direct patient care as needed and functions as clinical resource to nursing and support staff. Assesses, plans, evaluates and documents the nursing process of assigned unit as needed.

Responsibilities
  • Participates in professional development
  • Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
  • Provides unit leadership for defined period of time using critical thinking assessment and evaluation skills.
  • Evaluate patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patients' stay.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
Minimum Requirements

Degree
  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • Nursing
Experience
  • 2-5 years
Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
  • RN
Preferred Requirements And Additional Job Information

Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Nursing
Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer