HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Parent Education PRN in Austin, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY:Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Nursing Unit, the Lactation RN designs, implements and evaluates inpatient/outpatient lactation instruction.


EDUCATION:Required – Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing. Preferred – Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.

EXPERIENCE:Required – A minimum of 1 year experience in maternal / child nursing. Preferred – 2 years experience as a lactation educator in an inpatient lactation setting.


  • Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

  • Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature.

  • Interfaces directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration, and ancillary/support department representatives.

  • Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance of the position.

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient’s medical records.

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required

  • Refer to Patient Population Competency for expected patient populations that you may care for in this job/roll.

    · Recognizes that variables such as age, race, nationality, culture, disease-causing vulnerabilities, socioeconomic factors affect the patient populations under their care. Uses interventions appropriate to these factors (e.g., interpreter, dietary preferences, social service consult, etc.)


- Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas. - DSHS Principles of Lactation Management course within 12 months of employment. - DSHS Lactation Counseling and Problem Solving course within 24 months of employment. - IBCLC Certification: IBCLC Certification within 18 months of employment full time (≥ 0.8 FTE) IBCLC Certification within 36 months of employment for part time. IBCLC Certification for PRN Lactation RN as soon as possible after meeting requirements. - Current BLS Provider - NRP Provider within 6 months of hire – Chapters 1 – 4 & 9.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Parent Education PRN

Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06676-49050