Lactation Nurse Consultant

An exciting career opportunity for Lactation Clinical Nurse Educator is now available with 300 plus bed non profit hospital in beautiful, serene and green Southern Oregon!

When you join this nonprofit Medical Center, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive their philosophy of care. Their focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables the Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve their ability to provide the community with excellent care.

Reporting to the Director of Maternal Child Health Services and the Director of Home Health Care, the Lactation Nurse Consultant will establish goals and objectives for patient care; assist in establishing policies and procedures for carrying out direct patient care; supervise direct patient care functions of FMOS. This is a full time position in which this person will spend 50 percent of their time on the Maternal Child Health unit or in the field doing follow-up. 

The Perinatal and Lactation Clinical Nurse Consultant will be responsible for the planning, implementing and evaluating the education programs offered to the delivered women.  The Lactation Clinical Nurse Consultant will facilitate the learning process for the family members involved in postpartum, and infant care. 

The Perinatal and Lactation Clinical Nurse Educator will supervise the management of patient care utilizing critical thinking and nursing process, discharge planning, resource identification, monitoring care delivery, advocating for the patient, care planning and evaluating outcomes.

The Lactation Nurse Consultant will assist other team members with meeting individual patient needs. Ideal candidate for Perinatal and Lactation Nurse Educator will graduate from accredited nursing program. BSN required; MSN preferred with minimum of 4 years experience. Lactation consultant certification from a university based program or IBCLC required. Oregon State RN license required.

The Maternal Child Health and Lactation Clinical Nurse Educator will work with one of the most reputable hospital in the area. The outstanding benefits package includes 100% employer paid Medical Benefits for you and your family, including domestic partners. Also included are a 403 (b) plan with company match, tuition reimbursement and comprehensive dental and vision plans.