RN Lactation Specialist
Company: Legacy Health System
Posted on: May 13, 2022
The Legacy nursing philosophy focuses on patients and their
families. Our nurses embody this philosophy in everything they do,
as advocates, communicators, problem-solvers and caregivers. Their
expertise is sought after and respected by our health care team. In
short, they are the face of wellness at Legacy. Does this sound
like an environment in which you could thrive? If so, we invite you
to consider this opportunity.
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center is Southwest Washington's most
modern hospital, offering the latest technology in a setting
designed for comfort and care for the whole family. We feature
innovations in joint replacement, robotic surgery, pelvic health
for women, cancer care, intensive care for newborns, neurosurgery,
medical care for children and more.
The RN Lactation Specialist provides assessment, assistance, and
support of infant nutrition, particularly breastfeeding, to
infants, adult and adolescent mothers, and families. The Specialist
provides education to staff and physicians, as well as to the
community. The Specialist works closely with physicians and staff,
and promotes collaboration and communication. The Specialist
participates effectively in the daily operations of both inpatient
and outpatient care.
As required by licensure. BSN or degree in progress strongly
preferred. BSN may be required for specific assignments;
experienced RNs without a BSN may be hired based on clinical
experience with approval of the site CNO.
Demonstrated ability of expert interpersonal and communication
skills with colleagues, patients, families, physicians and the
Demonstrated ability to teach effectively.
Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems
applicable to job functions.
LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
Current applicable state RN licensure. Current OR/WA licensure
required. IBCLC Certification through International Board of
Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLE). Recertification through
IBCLE required every 5 years.
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