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RN Lactation Specialist/Educator FBCC

Las Vegas, NV

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Job Description
Position Summary
work in partnership with mothers to help them achieve their breastfeeding goals
collaborate with members of the mother's health team
encourage a social environment that supports breastfeeding
Job Requirement
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and a minimum of one (1) year recent (within the past five (5) years) RN Lactation Specialist/Educator experience..
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification; Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 12 months of hire.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLS) certification.
Experience collecting, analyzing and reporting statistics and other data in the course of your job.
Experience developing, implementing and teaching educational programs.
Spanish/bilingual a plus!!
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Knowledge of:
Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in:
Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Today, UMC is more than a hospital; it is a comprehensive academic medical center with a rich history of serving the community. UMC now offers the highest level of care in Nevada, providing a wide range of exclusive and specialized health care services to community members and visitors. UMC is home to Nevada's only Level I Trauma Center, only Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, only Burn Care Center and only Center for Transplantation. Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC serves as the state's only hospital to be recognized and accepted as an associate member of the Children's Hospital Association.
Offering highly skilled physicians, nurses and staff members supported by the latest, cutting-edge technology, UMC and Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC continue to build upon their shared reputation for providing Nevada’s highest level of care.
A hospital's success is measured by its employees. At UMC, our employees make us the leading healthcare provider in Southern Nevada. To show our appreciation for all their hard work and dedication, UMC offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to all full and part-time employees.
Pension Retirement Plan Fully Paid by UMC!
UMC pays the full contribution (28%) of your base pay each pay period into the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).
No Social Security Tax Withdrawal
UMC employees have a higher net take home pay!
Consolidated Annual Leave (Paid Time Off)
27 days of paid time off per year! Full- and part-time employees begin accruing CAL time immediately based on the number of hours worked. CAL time is used for vacation, holidays, sick and personal time off.
Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
To be used for employee hospitalization, or illness that results in an absence of more than 16 consecutive work hours.
Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Coverage
UMC offers two plans for employee and dependent coverage: Clark County Self-Funded or Health Plan of Nevada HMO.
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible employer!
Basic Life Insurance
UMC provides basic life insurance for each employee and dependent.
Tax Deferred Compensation Program
Provided by MassMutual, UMC employees may make a pre-tax contribution through payroll deduction to this deferred compensation plan.
Employee Assistance Program
Counseling services available for employees and their immediate family members at no cost.
Other benefits for eligible full-time and part-time UMC employees:
Sign-On Bonus 
(select positions)
No State Income Tax 
Specialty Pay 
(selected areas
Cafeteria Discount
Military Leave
Credit Union   
(Clark County Credit Union)
On-Site Bank 
(US Bank)
Direct Deposit and Payroll Deductions
Employee Referral Program 
Free Parking 
(assigned parking spots 
available for a fee)
Wellness Fair
Recreational Discount Offers
Free Shuttle Bus
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