Work Type: As needed. Based on availabilty and the needs of the department. Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Flexible Hours and/or Flexible Schedule Work Hours per Biweekly Pay Period: 12
Shift Time: Flex Location: Medical Center, US:FL:Lakeland
Summary: Oversees all aspects of the Lactation education and support for staff and patients in Perinatal Services. Additional responsibilities include the coordination of the Prepared Childbirth Program for Perinatal Services. Responsible to practice within the scope of licensure in accordance with approved policies, procedures and protocols. Actively participates in departmental performance improvement plan. Serve as an expert resource in lactation for unit and house wide staff. Must identify opportunities for and contribute to the improvement of quality, safety and cost, as well as patient and customer satisfaction.
Detailed responsibilities: * People At The Heart Of All We Do - Fosters an inclusive and engaged environment through teamwork and collaboration. - Ensures patients and families have the best possible experiences across the continuum of care. - Communicates appropriately with patients, families, team members, and our community in a manner that treasures all people as uniquely created. * Safety And Performance Improvement - Behaves in a mindful manner focused on self, patient, visitor, and team safety. - Demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality work. - Participates actively in process improvement and adoption of standard work. * Stewardship - Demonstrates responsible use of LRH's resources including people, finances, equipment and facilities. - Knows and adheres to organizational and department policies and procedures. * Lactation Consultant - Actively coordinates lactation support and education for patients, family and staff - Plans and coordination of the Prepared Childbirth Program for patient prenatal and post-delivery education including curriculum development, instructor supervision planning, coordination and scheduling of classes according to departments practice guidelines. - Role models through professional development continuous learning and improvement of competence in the practice of lactation and prepared childbirth education. - Consistently coaches, teaches and mentors others to continuously increase competence of staff and improve breastfeeding outcomes. - Participates in the orientation of new staff in regards to department's lactation services and education. - Assumes accountability for personal and professional growth and development of one's own potential, including participation in activities that promote patient care. - Develops and oversees the budget needed to maintain the Lactation services within our Departments budgetary constraints.
Qualifications & Experience
Education: Essential: * Bachelor Degree
Other information: Seven plus years experience with nursing service delivery and/or hospital operations with broad experience in strategic planning and operations.
Internal Number: 7293
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