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Lactation Consultant PRN

Idaho Falls, ID, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Lactation Consultant

PRN


The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 330-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls.  Idaho Falls offers a rich variety of outdoor activities with Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, WY and Sun Valley all within a short drive from our hospital. 


PRN Defined:  Work minimum of one shift per two week pay period to assist with staffing for coverage of absences for staff planned/unplanned and/or increase in census.  The more you are available the more you can work if shifts are available.


NOTE:  An assessment (that takes about 20 minutes to complete) will be automatically sent to you when you have applied for this position (unless you have completed it when applying for a previous similar type position).  Please look for it in your email and complete immediately as to not impede the processing of your application.


Recruiter:  Questions feel free to reach out to Tanya Covert, Recruiter  tanya.covert@hcahealthcare.com or via text/telephone 208.709.2261 (mobile)


Job Responsibilities:

 

*The Lactation Consultant develops and implements guidelines and standards of care for assisting breastfeeding and pumping mothers in all areas of the hospital where they might be served. 


*Develops, implements and maintains an ongoing education plan on breastfeeding for staff. 


*Educate staff on current evidenced-based techniques of breast feeding, latching and mother’s milk production. 

Qualifications

  • Preferred certification or have completed testing for certification by the International Board  Certified Lactation Consultant Examiners within 9 months of hire or transfer to department. 
  • At least five years work experience in the Maternal/Child health arena.
  • Current RN license with the State of Idaho or compact state or ADA license or RD registery. 
  •  Masters degree preferred. Membership in professional associations of ILCA and USLCA preferred.
  • NRP and CPR for Healthcare Providers status is required.  
  • The job requires excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and team building skills.  Must have advanced computer skills.  Initiative, creativity and flexibility are essential. Must demonstrate a high degree of professionalism at all times.


Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
Facility: Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
Job ID: 00310-43731
Category: Education Training and Professional Development
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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