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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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.)
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:Required- 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