Lactation Education Specialist Job
Orange Regional Medical Center - Middletown, NY

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Lactation Education Specialist

Job ID: 2013-8136
# Positions: 1
Job Location: US-NY-Middletown
Posted Date: 3/8/2013
Category: Nursing
Shift Type: 1 - Day
If Other - Shift Slot: ..
FTE: 1
Normal Working Schedule: Monday - Friday with every other weekend.
Campus: Orange Regional Medical CenterMore information about this job:

Overview:
At Orange Regional Medical Center, you'll find the uncommon is common here. You'll find a healthcare leader that still maintains a sense of intimacy and a state-of-the-art facility with a tremendous sense of community. You'll find the benefits you deserve with the rewards you can see. You'll find the advancement, flexibility and resources to advance your career and provide the care that your patients need. Orange Regional Medical Center - successful careers are common here. Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional is licensed for 383 beds and employs over 2,500 healthcare professionals including over 600 doctors. Orange Regional Medical Center has consolidated two existing campuses onto a single site in Middletown, New York. This completed facility is the first new freestanding hospital built in the State of New York since 1989 and is the largest medical center between the Tappan Zee Bridge and Albany.

Responsibilities:
Under the direction of, and in collaboration with, the Nurse Administrator/Director the Lactation Education Specialist will coordinate, oversee, and participate in the expert management of the breast-feeding mother-baby dyad. As the lactation expert she/he will coach, consult, educate, working in collaboration with the OBS Rowley Birthing Center, Newborn and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatrics, and the nursing care teams to develop feeding plans for a range of infants from the normal newborn to the complex neonate. S/he makes clinical assessments, and uses current lactation theories and research to develop evidence based feeding plans that address individual feeding issues while respecting the physician and family’s breastfeeding goals.Nursing concept, provide direction, but foster autonomy and critical thinking excellence in the Nursing staff, intervening as necessary to enhance patient outcomes. S/he will collaborate with the interdisciplinary team and outpatient lactation services to provide continuity of care post discharge.

Qualifications:

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Masters Degree preferred. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, currently licensed in the state of New York.

Minimum Experience:
Minimum of five years recent and relevant maternal child health nursing. Demonstrated ability to lead, organize, and develop lactation programs.

Required Certification/Registration:
Current NYS Registered Nurse license. Certification by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examinees is required.BLS certificationNRP certificationApply for this job: Apply for this job onlineEmail this job to a friendGo back to the welcome pageNeed further assistance?Applicant Tracking Software

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