Fairview Health Services RN Lactation Consultant in Maplewood, Minnesota

Overview

This position is Full Time 80 Hours per two weeks, Every Other Saturday, and 8 hour shifts. The Lactation Consultant assesses and meets specific needs of breastfeeding Women, both inpatient and outpatient and works with the maternity care team an dclinical staff as a resource.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

  • Provides one on one consultation, develops and implements education for patients /families in the HealthEast Outpatient Lactation Clinic.

  • Provides follow up for patients who have discussed lactation concerns with staff nurses and need additional consultation with a lactation consultant.

  • Acts as a visible lactation resource to promote lactation services, breastfeeding education and breast pump sales.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 2 to 3 years experience working with breastfeeding mothers

  • 2 to 3 years knowledge of planning and implement of breastfeeding education for patients and staff

  • Bachelor’s Degree

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-27339

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Labor & Delivery/Post-Partum

Location St John's Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Obstetrics