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Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Lactation RN - $35-55 per hour

Baylor Scott & White Health
Rowlett, Texas
Closing date
May 31, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Lactation RN for a nursing job in Rowlett, Texas.
Job Description & Requirements
  • Specialty: Lactation RN
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent


PRN Day shift - 4 shift month minimum requirement

The Lactation Consultant RN develops a breastfeeding program to include parent and staff education, updating of protocols, consultation and follow-up.

  • Advocates breastfeeding as an optimal nutritional approach for the infant to health care multidisciplinary team and parents who are interested in breastfeeding, including bedside consultation, classes, and reading materials.
  • Evaluates parent's interest in breastfeeding and infant's readiness to breastfeed, and resolves individualized care to assist mothers with breastfeeding, providing one-on-one bedside consultation and in-hospital follow-up.
  • Provides education for staff on protocols, care plans, and general breastfeeding information and updates.
  • Documents teaching and response in the chart. Reports findings to appropriate staff.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of breastfeeding program and redesigns as needed.
  • Participates in data collection and neonatal outcomes reporting related to breastfeeding.
  • Discusses breast pump rental, and/or buying a breast pump, if indicated, providing necessary information and demonstration of pump equipment.
  • Participates in discharge education related to breastfeeding and developmental issues.
  • Post discharge, follows up by phone contact or by family returning for weight check and or lactation consult as indicated.

  • Advanced knowledge of the process and benefits of lactation for mothers and infants.
  • Ability to provide age-specific, quality, patient-centered care to mothers and infants through the nursing process and standards of nursing practice with care and respect for the diversity of human experience and to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary, modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of separate patients.
  • Able to perform tasks exclusively without need for routine oversight.
  • Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in writing.
  • Social skills to interact with a wide-range of constituencies.
  • Must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve issues.
  • General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.


Our competitive benefits package includes the following
  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

- EDUCATION - Associate's

- MAJOR - Nursing

- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Registered Nurse (RN)

Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), Inter Ntl BC Lactation Consult (IBCLC): Must have One of the following:
-CLC: Certified Lactation Consultant OR
-IBCLC: International Lactation Certification.

Recruiter: Darren Bailey

Baylor Scott and White Job ID #23009916. Posted job title: RN Lactation Consultant
About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform - MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans.
  • Holiday Pay
  • Continuing Education
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Wellness and fitness programs
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Medical benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Benefits start day 1
  • Life insurance
  • Discount program

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