Ascension Health Registered Nurse (RN) Lactation in Birmingham, Alabama

Job ID: 274919

Registered Nurse (RN) Lactation

Birmingham, Alabama

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: RN-Lactation

City, State: Birmingham,AL

Location: St Vincent's Birmingham

Department: Lactation Center 001

Additional Job Details: Part-Time Day, 40 hours Bi-Weekly

About Us

St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) Lactation provides lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding mothers and infants. Serves as a lactation-related clinical resource, educator, and mentor.

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.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certification specializing in Lactation.

  • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certification specializing in The S.T.A.B.L.E Program.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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