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Lactation Consultant RN ARRMC (Family Ed & Support)

Req #: 7746
Entity: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Family ED Support
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.900000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: Depending on qualifications

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Lactation Consultant RN ARRMC (Family Ed & Support)

Additional Position Details:

Salary is based on level of position, qualifications, and years of relevant experience. Candidates at either the Lactation Consultant (Registered Nurse) or Lactation Consultant (Non-Registered Nurse) will be considered.


WHY ASANTE

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

POSITION SUMMARY

Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center's Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)is an expert in the management of the breastfeeding mother-baby dyad in both the inpatient and outpatient settings and serves as a consultant, educator, and lactation expert. As a consultant, they work collaboratively with the Family Birth Center, NICU, Pediatrics, OB, Family Practice, and nursing care teams to develop feeding plans for a range of infants from the normal newborn to the complex neonate in order to assist the mother in achieving her breastfeeding goals. The IBCLC will make clinical assessments and use current lactation theories and research to develop evidence-based feeding plans that address individual feeding issues while respecting the physician's and family's breastfeeding desires.

As a Lactation Consultant at Asante, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist IBCLC in providing for formal class instruction on breastfeeding preparation for parents
  • Evaluate quality, appropriateness, and effectiveness of current breastfeeding educational programs, written materials and teaching aids for consumers and communicate with IBCLC

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements for Lactation Consultant (Registered Nurse)

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in health-related field, preferred

License/Certification

  • Registered Nurse licensed through the Oregon State Board of Nursing required upon start
  • IBCLC: Certified Lactation Consultant by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) required
  • BLS: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified through the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program, preferred

Experience

  • 2 Years in direct patient care related to lactation with one-year patient education related to lactation required

Requirements for Lactation Consultant (NON-Registered Nurse)

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in health-related field, preferred

License/Certification

  • Lactation Consultant License from the state of Oregon
  • IBCLC: Certified Lactation Consultant by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) required
  • BLS: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified through the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program, preferred

Experience

  • 2 Years in direct patient care related to lactation with one-year patient education related to lactation required

What We Offer for Full-Time and Part-Time Positions

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service


About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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