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RN - Lactation Consultant - Registry - Days

Company: AMITA HEALTH
Location: Elk Grove Village
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

We are hiring an experienced Lactation Registered Nurse to work at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, IL

 

Schedule:

Registry, Day Shift

Must be able to work 6 shifts in 6 weeks

Weekend and Holidays required  

 

Why AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center?

Since 1966, the experts at AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village have provided the northwest suburbs of Chicago with comprehensive, compassionate and quality health care.  Each year, the 900+ doctors treat more than 18,000 hospital patients at all stages of their lives and perform thousands of inpatient and outpatient surgeries.  Ranked among the 10 best Chicago area hospitals (U.S. News & World Report), AMITA Alexian Brothers has also received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

What You Will Do:

Provide lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding mothers and infants. Serve as a lactation-related clinical resource, educator, and mentor.

  • Perform initial and on-going assessments of patients' lactation goals and issues.
  • Instruct and demonstrate proper techniques and promote the importance of breastfeeding.
  • Identify the need for standard patient teaching plans and assists with their development.
  • Act as a liaison to staff and physicians when addressing needs associated with breastfeeding.
  • Contribute to the development of data tools to monitor and improve outcomes.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. 
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
  • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
  • Certification specializing in Lactation credentialed from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) preferred.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Additional Preferences:

IBCLC certification required

Why Join Our Team:

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: AMITA HEALTH, Chicago , RN - Lactation Consultant - Registry - Days, Other , Elk Grove Village, Illinois

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