Lactation Consultant-PRN Job at UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, Culpeper, VA

  • UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper
  • Culpeper, VA

Job Description

Job Description Lactation Consultant Job Code: NU1269PRN Days


We are welcoming a new era in healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. At UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, we believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know - and making connections with - our patients. By combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of capabilities across our system, and our commitment to helping our communities get better and stay healthy, we are improving the patient experience. As a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people's lives every day.


Classification: Nonexempt Supervises Positions: No


Provides guidance to patients, families, team members, and community in delivering education, information and training that responds to individualized needs in accordance with the current policies and procedures. Patient Care: Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention.Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs. Quality: Collaborates with other departments or disciplines to achieve desired quality outcomes.Monitors quality of core processes in department.Applies the principles of safety and infection control to ensure the safety of all patients. Communication: Demonstrates superior interpersonal and communication skills.Works within a team to achieve patient and team goals.Shares and initiates regular and professional communication with co-workers.Participates in regular staff meetings.Identifies opportunities to improve processes based on feedback from staff and customers. Medical Knowledge: Provides primary health care and performs selective medical services under the direction of practice physicians.Obtains complete history and physical data on patients.Reviews patient records.Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.Performs a complete physical exam and records findings.Establishes presumptive diagnosis.Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits. The incumbent may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned.


Education: High School or GED required. 4 Year/ Bachelor's Degree preferred - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Experience: Minimum of 1 year of experience in mother/baby care or breast-feeding education preferred. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy for additional details. Licensure: Current IBCLC certification required. Current RN licensure in applicable state preferred. Additional Skills/Requirements Required : Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Excellent customer service skills. Additional Skills/Requirements Preferred : N/A


Physical Demand Code: 9A, Educators Work Function/Activity : Light to Medium Physical Demand The job requires frequent sitting and standing, occasional walking, and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs. occasionally. For any weight over 35 lbs., use Safe Handling Equipment. This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. It may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper. OTHERMay require the use of safety equipment, such as HEPA mask, for infection prevention: YesOn call responsibilities as directed: YesAbility to travel between campus buildings, remote facilities, and out of town as needed: No #J-18808-Ljbffr

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