Registered Nurse Lactation Specialist
DescriptionSHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Registered Nurse RN Lactation Specialist Part Time Nights 7P-7A The Lactation Specialist/Consultant will provide our patients and their families with proper education and training related to breastfeeding. Facilitates the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding through one-on-on breastfeeding evaluation and assistance to mother and baby. Provides breastfeeding education to the new mother and her family based on current AAP guidelines and recommendations. Collaborates with the nursing staff in order to provide consistent and accurate information to all breastfeeding mothers and their families. Identifies problems and unusual situations related to breastfeeding and assists with interventions/solutions in order to protect the milk supply while working through the challenges of breastfeeding. Provides lactation discharge teaching instruction and resources for on-going lactation support. Refers to the physician when a medical indication or concern exists. Medical City Arlington is a 432-bed full-service hospital located in the heart of the growing South Arlington area. Our team consists of well over 1,000 full-time and part-time nurses, therapists, technicians and other healthcare personnel. Medical City Arlington is proud to be a leader in Dallas/Fort worth healthcare with nearly 700 highly skilled physicians who represent a wide variety of medical specialties. Together we form a team that is focused on high-quality care delivered safely in an environment filled with compassion and service. We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Medical City Arlington we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of the unique benefits we offer include:
Student Loan Repayment
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
- Current Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted.
- Current Healthcare Provider BLS issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required.
- Current NRP is required.
- BSN is highly preferred.
- Breastfeeding Educator or Specialist Certification, or Board Certified Lactation Consultant required.
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