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Lactation Therapist - Staff Nurse

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Develop, implement, and evaluate breastfeeding education and support programs for patients, families, and staff.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in nursing (BSN) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
  • Understanding of adult learning principles required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to prioritize and make independent clinical judgments required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with an interdisciplinary team required.
  • Effective critical thinking skills required.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
  • Certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) within one year of hire or transfer date required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with breastfeeding mothers preferred.
  • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.

  • Experience with Windows and graphic software preferred.

*Exception details:

EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the appropriate levels of operational leadership, nursing professional practice leadership and the Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.

 

EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License.

 

 



Job Details

Date Posted March 18, 2019
Date Closes April 2, 2019
Requisition 13898
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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