Fairview Health Services Lactation Consultant RN in Maplewood, Minnesota

Overview

Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a Lactation Consultant at Woodwind’s Hospital in Woodbury, MN. This position is casual status with 0 assigned hours per two weeks.

Woodwinds Health Campus opened its 86-bed hospital in August 2000. Located on 30 acres of pristine wetlands in Woodbury, MN, it’s the only hospital in the southeast metro area. Woodwinds provides convenient, comprehensive and quality health care for the community. You’ll find the services you need all in one location. We're known for attention to detail — and attention to patients — and the calming ambiance is enhanced by the surrounding woods and wetlands.

About this position –Lactation Consultant

The Lactation Consultant assesses and meets specific needs of breastfeeding women, both inpatient and outpatient and works with maternity care team and clinical staff as a resource.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Provides one on one consultation, develops and implements education for patients /families in the HealthEast Outpatient Lactation Clinic.

  • Provides follow up for patients who have discussed lactation concerns with staff nurses and need additional consultation with a lactation consultant.

  • Acts as a visible lactation resource to promote lactation services, breastfeeding education and breast pump sales.

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

  • Valid MN RN license from MN Board of Nursing

  • International BC Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) from International Board of Lactation Consultants

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience working with breastfeeding mothers

  • Ability to plan and implement breastfeeding education for patients and staff

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience planning and implementing patient and staff education

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-22264

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Labor & Delivery/Post-Partum

Location Woodwinds Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 0

Department Obstetrics