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Company: Trihealth Inc
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Overview:Provides lactation consultation and educational services to breastfeeding families, nursing staff, midwives and physicians.Job Requirements:Associate's Degree or Diploma in Nursing--New hires required to obtain BSN within 5 years of hireBasic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)--Must successfully pass international Board Certified Lactation Consultant exam within 30 months of hire--Registered NurseExperience in Maternity--2-3 years experience Clinical--Job Responsibilities:Voices concerns to pediatrician if breastfeeding is not going well prior to time of discharge.Provides breastfeeding education to patients who are having difficulty breastfeeding and act as a support service to staff. Plans teaching as necessary in areas that include but are not limited to anatomy and physiology of breast, physiology of milk transfer, effects of toxins and medications on human milk composition; normal course of lactation; infant growth and development; breastfeeding evaluation; and signs and symptoms of dehydration.Assesses patients pumping needs and addresses the availabilty of a breast pump based on patients insurance and/or where to obtain one if no insurance available.--Provides resource list as needed.--Demonstrates utilization of evidence based practices in breastfeeding and professional practice.--Works as a team and develops education materials for patients, nursing, and other medical professionals. Resolves issues in a professional manner.Completes patient assessment and incorporates breastfeeding skills and interprets pertinent patient data as part of the assessment. Provides for patient/family participation in development of goals and plan of care based on the plan care. Documents plan of care so that peers and nursing can follow plan of care.Other Job-Related Information:Working Conditions:Climbing - RarelyConcentrating - ConsistentlyContinuous Learning - ConsistentlyHearing: Conversation - ConsistentlyHearing: Other Sounds - ConsistentlyInterpersonal Communication - ConsistentlyKneeling - RarelyLifting Lifting 50+ Lbs - RarelyLifting 11-50 Lbs - OccasionallyPulling - OccasionallyPushing - OccasionallyReaching - OccasionallyReading - ConsistentlySitting - OccasionallyStanding - ConsistentlyStooping - OccasionallyTalking - ConsistentlyThinking/Reasoning - ConsistentlyUse of Hands - ConsistentlyColor Vision - FrequentlyVisual Acuity: Far - FrequentlyVisual Acuity: Near - ConsistentlyWalking - FrequentlyTriHealth SERVE Standards and ALWAYS BehaviorsAt TriHealth, we believe there is no responsibility more important than to SERVE our patients, our communities, and our fellow team members. To achieve our vision and mission, ALL TriHealth team members are expected to demonstrate and live the following:--Serve: ALWAYS--- Welcome everyone by making eye contact, greeting with a smile, and saying \'hello\' Acknowledge when patients/guests are lost and escort them to their destination or find someone who can assist Refrain from using cell phones for personal reasons in public spaces or patient care areasExcel: ALWAYS--- Recognize and take personal responsibility to address and recover from service breakdowns when a customer's expectations have not been met Offer patients and guests priority when waiting (lines, elevators) Work on improving quality, safety, and service--Respect: ALWAYS--- Respect cultural and spiritual differences and honor individual preferences. Respect everyone's opinion and contribution, regardless of title/role. Speak positively about my team members and other departments in front of patients and guests.Value: ALWAYS--- Value the time of others by striving to be on time, prepared and actively participating. Pick up trash, ensuring the physical environment is clean and safe. Be a good steward of our resources, using supplies and equipment efficiently and effectively, and will look for ways to avoid waste.Engage: ALWAYS--- Acknowledge wins and frequently thank team members and others for contributions. Show courtesy and compassion with customers, team members and the community

Keywords: Trihealth Inc, Cincinnati , LACTATION CONSULTANT REGISTERED NURSE, Healthcare , Cincinnati, Ohio

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