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AdventHealth Lactation Consultant PT Weekends in Killeen, Texas

Description

Lactation Consultant

AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Part Time Days – 16 hours a week

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides direct lactation care using advance lactation knowledge and skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate neonates and their families.
  • Plans, teaches, and evaluates breastfeeding classes for expectant mothers.
  • Creates an environment that promotes learning for staff and patients.
  • Conducts bedside lactation rounds daily.
  • Consults with mothers having breastfeeding problems.
  • Assesses and assists with feeding plan in conjunction with RN caring for baby and pediatrician.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • ASN Required, BSN preferred.
  • CPR required and /or specialty certification (NRP, ACLS) in the area of expertise required within first 90 days of employment.
  • Current Texas RN License or a Compact RN License from a NCLA Compact State
  • BLS certification
  • NRP certification (90 days from start date to obtain)
  • General knowledge of professional nursing principles and techniques used in the assessment, care and treatment of Couplet Care patients.
  • General knowledge of the pharmacological process in the appropriate administration or delivery of medications used in the care and treatment of Couplet Care patients
  • Skill to maintain effective working relationships with health professionals and others to create an environment that is conducive to carrying out the mission of the department in an effective manner.
  • Skill to communicate (verbal and written) effectively to direct the overall professional nursing services in a manner which encourages the open exchange of ideas and information.

Job Summary:

The AdventHealth Central Texas department of Maternal Child Health is divided into 4 areas. We have a 22-bed Couplet Care/gyn surgical unit, which consists of post-partum mothers and their newborns, GYN surgical patients, and occasional med/surg overflow, Labor and Delivery and Nursery/Special Care Nursery.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Women's Health

Organization: AdventHealth Central Texas

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: No

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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