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Registered Nurse - Family Birth Center (Lactation Educator), Austin, MN


Organization: Mayo Clinic
Category: Nurse
Location: Austin, MN
Date Job Posted: May 14, 2024
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https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/job/austin/registered-nurse-family-birth-center-lactation-educator/33647/65196515552

Responsibilities

Role Specific Duties:

  • Flexibility to adjust schedule for changing needs in lactation education/consultations/trainings
  • Instructs new parents on needs to initiate and maintain lactation during the infant’s hospitalization
  • Acts as a lactation resource to new employees and other members of the team to ensure the delivery of quality patient care
  • Participates in the review/update of lactation related policies, procedures and workflows and provides feedback to department
  • Communicates with providers regarding mother/patient condition and disposition and documents events appropriately
  • Makes decisions and develops breastfeeding plan based on interpretation of the data and observations
  • Monitors and collaborates with nurse leader for quality data related to lactation specific standards

The registered nurse (RN):

  • is accountable for the coordination of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care.
  • supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family.
  • will function within the Mayo Nursing Care Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice provide a basis for the practice of the RN.
  • provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts.
  • delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability, and adequacy of resources.
  • possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and may participate on committees or projects.

Qualifications

  • 2 years of Labor & Delivery RN experience required.
  • Education experience preferred.
  • Graduate of a nursing program.
  • All entry-level associate degree registered nurses with a RN start date of April 1, 2020 and after must provide documented evidence of program completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing program within five years from the last day of the month of the RN start date.
  • All entry-level associate degree registered nurses with a RN start date prior to April 1, 2020 must provide documented evidence of program completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing program as stipulated by the degree requirement program in place at time of hire.

License or Certification:

  • Current MN RN License
  • NRP certification required at time of hire.
  • STABLE certification required at time of hire.
  • CLC or CLE certification required at time of hire.
  • Will obtain IBCLC within 1 year of hire.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from one of the following programs:​
    1. American Heart Association
    2. American Red Cross

https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/job/austin/registered-nurse-family-birth-center-lactation-educator/33647/65196515552


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