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RN-Lactation Consultant

Company: SSM Health
Location: Fond du Lac
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. 

At SSM St. Agnes Hospital, we have an RN-Lactation Consultant opening on our Women/Infants Unit. This position is scheduled for 0 hours per week as a PRN/Per Diem shift.

Our Registered Nurses come from a diverse set of backgrounds, making SSM Health a great place both to share your own knowledge and, more broadly, to learn from your peers. 

In return, you can expect a work environment where: 

  • Employees feel valued, respected and free to express themselves; 
  • Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose; 
  • Teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, while management is supportive. 

If you listen and respond with great care… 

Then we’d love to learn more! Please fill out your application today. 

Provides lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding mothers and infants. Serves as a lactation-related clinical resource, educator, and mentor.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patients' lactation goals and issues. Instructs and demonstrates proper techniques and promotes the importance of breastfeeding.
  • Identifies the need for standard patient teaching plans and assists with their development.
  • Acts as a liaison to staff and physicians when addressing needs associated with breastfeeding.
  • Contributes to the development of data tools to monitor and improve outcomes.
  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient’s age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model.  Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • Three years' registered nurse experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.

Keywords: SSM Health, Fond du Lac , RN-Lactation Consultant, Other , Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

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