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Registered Nurse Lactation - Lactation RN

Company: Saint Joseph Hospital
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Lactation Job Description: Saint Joseph Hospital is part of Intermountain Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence - Magnet designation - by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of Intermountain Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients. The staff RN utilizes the nursing process by use of technology, therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and coordination of care with other health team members. Job Description: RNs at Intermountain Health are committed to providing patient centered care while demonstrating our values of Integrity, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Mutual Respect. If you are interested in contributing to our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible- come join our team! Our Center for Women & Infants at Saint Joseph Hospital was designed exclusively for new moms and babies. Every inch of this special floor is dedicated to the care, comfort and well-being of new mothers and infants. With 18 expansive labor and delivery rooms with large jetted tubs, a dedicated elevator that goes directly to the floor and 42 private rooms that serve as a home away from home after childbirth, Saint Joseph Hospital is a great place for families. We also have a Level III NICU on-site. We are proud to be a Baby Friendly Hospital and a private teaching hospital. Posting Specifics: Benefits Eligible: Yes Shift Details: Part- time - 20 Hours Unit/Location: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO Benefits: Intermountain Healthcare offers a generous benefits package that contributes to the overall health and compensation of each caregiver. Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, required ASN / ADN from an accredited program with the ability to obtain your BSN from an accredited program within five (5) years of hire, required Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice or ability to obtain, required Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association, required Current CLC certification and certification by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC), required within two (2) years of hire At least two (2) years of recent maternal/child nursing experience, highly preferred Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified. ns. Physical Requirements: As a Lactation Specialist RN you need to know how to: Assess, plan, implement and evaluate breastfeeding management for patients in inpatient and outpatient settings by utilizing the nursing process. Provide holistic, evidence-based breastfeeding support and care from preconception to weaning for women and their families. Act as advocate for breastfeeding as the child-feeding norm. Provide support for patients, proactively suggest strategies for breastfeeding, and address patient issues and concerns. Conduct prenatal breastfeeding classes and evaluate educational outcomes. Deliver appropriate education for patient and patient support/family. Provide outpatient care, consultation and home visits for families experiencing breastfeeding difficulties. Act as clinical expert/resource for staff on subjects related to lactation including the current standards of practice. Facilitate the development of policies which protect, promote, and support breastfeeding. Participate in the development of educational programs and assess the educational needs of health care providers. Location: St Joseph Hospital Work City: Denver Work State: Colorado Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20 The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. $30.97 - $55.02 We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged. Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver , Registered Nurse Lactation - Lactation RN, Other , Denver, Colorado

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