Maxim Healthcare Services is currently seeking a Registered Nurse RN BSN Lactation Consultant IBCLC to provide services at the Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, NV. Excellent opportunity to gain entry into federal employment Rewarding experience in public service for your country Easy travel: federal Property allows you to work on any active, unrestricted state license High employee satisfaction working alongside Active Duty Service Members Maxim Employee Benefits Include: Paid Federal Holidays, Paid Time Off Health Benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield Vision Dental 401K Savings Plan Perkspot Employee Discount Program Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program Specialists and Counselors available 24/7 Maxim College Partnership Program Direct Deposit Travel and Relocation Assistance, as applicable Experience/Qualifications Needed: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certificate Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification Three years of experience in nursing Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in any U.S. State Schedule: Monday through Friday 0730-1630 with an hour for lunch. (7:30-4:30) 40 hours per week No on call, no OT.
Position Details: The duties for the HCW are as follows: Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.
Perform physical exam and health histories.
Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.
Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions. Direct and supervise care provide by other healthcare professionals.
Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.
Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.
Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.
Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.
Perform nursing services identified in the TO.
Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.
Performs comprehensive lactation assessment of the mother and her infant within the hospital setting in accordance with the policy and guidelines of postpartum and newborn nursery care required for Government beneficiaries.
Provides comprehensive care to the perinatal mother desiring to lactate.
Assesses mothers and newborns for normal/abnormal anatomy to determine ability to breastfeed.
Creates a milieu that promotes learning for staff and patients.
Conducts bedside lactation rounds daily.
Integrates cultural, psychosocial, nutritional, and pharmacological aspects of breastfeeding into lactation consultant practice.
Acts as an advocate for breastfeeding in the community, workplace, and within the health care professions.
Maintains comprehensive client records.
Consults with mothers having breastfeeding difficulties.
Participates appropriately in communication and decision-making activities within the Birthing Center and Pediatric Clinic.
Appropriately refers breastfeeding mothers for breast pump rentals and supplies.
Plans, teaches and conducts in-service education for maternity nursing staff.
Plans, organizes and delivers lactation management services to all breastfeeding patients, both in-patient and out-patient.
Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
Conducts quality assurance programs to monitor the caliber of the program.
Effectively communicates and collaborates with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues
For further information and/or to apply to this opportunity, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME AND CALL Cynthia Dominick at (443) ###-#### TODAY!
Maxim Government Services (MGS), a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., is a leading provider of physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and specialty care personnel to Federal, State and Local Government clients nationwide. Operating under Federal Supply Schedule #V797D-30238, MGS delivers healthcare staffing services to the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and other Federal Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs). We have gained the trust of our clients and established recognition by placing emphasis on recruiting experienced professionals and offering a comprehensive level of customer service.
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