HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Lead Lactation Consultant RN in Houston, Texas
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We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking aRegistered Nurse – Lead Lactation Consultantto join our family. Come be a part of the change!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas – Houston, TX Registered Nurse – Lead Lactation Consultant
Since 1976, The Woman’s Hospital of Texas has been the state’s premier facility dedicated to the health and well-being of women, newborns and children. The hospital’s 397 beds offers expertise and outstanding care in breast health, imaging, gynecology, obstetrics, high-risk pregnancy, neonatology, minimally-invasive surgery and pediatric care.
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. * * _Responsibilities:_ * Under the supervision of the Director of Education, the Lactation Consultant is responsible and accountable for individual Lactation Consultant practice and, when applicable, appropriately delegates and supervises tasks to provide optimum patient care. * Collaborates with all disciplines to enhance clinical outcomes, reduce length of stay, improve resource utilization and ensure patient satisfaction. * Serves as a clinical resource and consultant for issues related to patient care for patients, physicians, staff and the community. * Fulfills the duty and responsibility to maintain competence and to continue personal and professional growth congruent with ILCA standards. * Participates in establishing, maintaining, and improving patient’s health care goals through patient assessment, planning and implementation of Lactation Consultant interventions and evaluation of patient outcomes. * Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas. * Accurately and completely documents all aspects of care given. * Recognizes the purpose of employment is to prioritize the patient as number one. * Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness. * Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient. * Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs. * Communicates effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve. * Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices. * Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit. * To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity.
_Qualifications:_ * Associate Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred. * IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) required. * BLS certification * One year recent clinical and education experience preferred.
HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job: *Education Training & Professional Development
Title: Lead Lactation Consultant RN
Location: Texas-Houston-The Woman%27s Hospital of Texas- Houston
Requisition ID: 00162-127007