All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Nursing Clinical Ladder Program*
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Under general supervision, the Lactation Consultant supports the breastfeeding mother and baby at AdventHealth, its satellite locations, and in the community. The Lactation Consultant teaches breastfeeding classes, makes rounds on the maternity units, provides a telephone helpline, and offers private consultations and breastfeeding products (i.e. pumps, bras) in a retail store. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Rounds on the Maternal/Infant Unit, or other units with lactating mothers, at various AdventHealths as assigned. Visits each breastfeeding mother/baby and evaluates and encourages the nursing dyad. Greets all patients in a friendly, professional manner. Keeps thorough and appropriate notes on each patient.
Works in the various AdventHealth Lactation Centers’ as assigned. Provides private consults for breastfeeding mothers, answers the breastfeeding telephone help line, facilitates the weekly mother/baby luncheon, sells breastfeeding products/collects money, and keeps accurate records.
Plans and presents prenatal breastfeeding classes. Collects evaluations at each class and makes changes to the classes as needed. Arrives early enough to prepare for class and coordinates class so it runs smoothly.
Provides accurate and consistent information to clients and patients regarding breastfeeding as well as AdventHealth policies and procedures. Attends staff meetings and seminars to stay updated. Reviews literature/new research and shares information with colleagues and staff.
Works well with hospital staff and provides in-service programs on request.
Supports other consultants when needed.
Participates in opportunities to educate the community regarding breastfeeding/research projects/speaking opportunities/AdventHealth committees. Interested in the quality of work done in this department and makes suggestions for improvement.
Keeps supplies clean and orderly according to policy. Reports any needed supplies or education materials needed to supervisor.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
· Graduate from a school of Nursing
· Maternity nursing or newborn nursing experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
· Florida state or multi state Registered Nurse (RN)
· Certified Lactation Consultant
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
· International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.