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RN-Lactation

Company: AMITA HEALTH
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

AMITA Health Women & Children's Hospital Hoffman Estates is a ground-breaking hospital located on the campus of AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates. This state-of-the-art, LEED-certified facility offers women and children convenient access to innovative technologies and treatments — all performed by doctors and nurses with unique specialties in pediatric and women's care. Our goal is to create a family-friendly environment where we can deliver multidisciplinary, collaborative care to this generation and the next.

 

We are looking for a dedicated and knowledgeable Lactation RN to join our team and work PRN (As Needed) rotating shifts, rotating holidays and weekends

2 years minimum experience desired 

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:

No additional preferences.

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, Hoffman Estates , RN-Lactation, Other , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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