Registered Nurse - Lactation Consultant
Company: Rochester General Health System
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Provides education to Family BirthPlace patients in all aspects
of maternal and infant care supporting departmental and divisional
nursing philosophy and objectives, as well as, initiatives.
Coordinates family involvement in the education process and serves
as a resource person regarding breastfeeding for staff, physicians,
students, patients and families. Represents the hospital within the
community at a variety of meetings and activities.
STATUS: Part Time (20 Hours)
LOCATION: United Memorial Medical Center - North Street
DEPARTMENT: Lactation Consultant
Education/Training: Registered Nurse with experience in patient
Current Registered Nurse licensure from New York State of
Certification in lactation education.
Annual BLS certification required
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively deal
with all levels within the organization and community. Strong
verbal and written communication, organizational and critical
decision making skills. Successful completion of annual clinical,
age specific and job specific competencies and skills validation
In collaboration with all health care team members, develops,
plans, implements and evaluates individualized education and
support for breastfeeding mothers and their families, staff and the
community, incorporating current research findings into clinical
practice. Documents consultations and education on patient progress
notes per established policies. Provides necessary follow-up with
Functions as a clinical expert, resource and consultant for
staff. Develops, evaluates and conducts breastfeeding education
programs and annual competencies.
Assists in the development, planning and implementation of a
variety of community classes and programs, providing clinical
expertise for breastfeeding services.
Develops, updates and maintains an adequate supply of
appropriate patient teaching materials.
Coordinates the use of the Medella Products and updates
information as required.
- Performs all aspects of care in an environment that optimizes
patient and environmental safety in accordance with applicable
laws, regulations and compliance efforts.
Keywords: Rochester General Health System, Rochester , Registered Nurse - Lactation Consultant, Other , Batavia, New York
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