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LACTATION CONSULTANT in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego is located in the heart of Hillcrest, and our entire team — from physicians, nurses and clinical support staff to chaplains and volunteers — is committed to providing the highest quality of health care. In 2018, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego was ranked as 'high performing' by U.S. News & World Report in nephrology.
We invite you to join our team of Lactation Consultants, responsible for providing direct patient care within the scope of his/her practice. Patient care includes assessment, planning and implementing a plan of care, and evaluating patients' progress toward expected outcomes. The RN takes primary responsibility for supporting the lactation needs of the patient. Works collaboratively with the other members of the patients' care team to ensure optimal patient care. Demonstrates age-specific care as established for area and job title.
This is a casual/per diem, night shift position (7:00 pm - 7:30 am).

Job Requirements

Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • One year RN experience preferred.
  • Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviors.
Required Certification/Registration:
  • Current CA RN license
  • Current BLS for Health Care Provider and NRP certifications.
  • Completion of a Lactation Consultant Program
Required Education/Course(s)/Training:
  • B.S. in Nursing or related field preferred.
  • Prefer IBCLC certification, and experience in labor & delivery, mother/baby couplet care and/or NICU.
  • Completion of Lactation Consultant Course.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.