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Per Diem Nurse - Obstetrics Post Partum - PD - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 11328

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Updated: August 10, 2018
Job Family: Nursing

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                     Per Diem Nurse

Position Number:                      10005057

Reports to:                                 Clinical Nurse III -Supervisor

Working Title:                            Per Diem Nurse

Cost Center:                              Obstetrics Post Partum (6160)

Bargaining Unit:                        NX

FLSA:                                          Nonexempt

Job Code:                                   9119

Date Created:                             06/29/2018

Shift:                                           Day Shift

Hours:                                         10.00


Position Summary: 

The Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is an expert in the management of the breastfeeding mother-baby dyad.  Functions as a coach, consultant, teacher and lactation expert.  As a consultant, she works collaboratively with the L&D, Mother-Baby, NICU, and Pediatric team to develop feeding plans for a range of infants from the normal newborn to the complex neonate.  Performs clinical assessment, and uses current lactation theories and research to develop evidence-based feeding plans that address individual feeding issues while respecting the physician’s and family’s breastfeeding goals. Is responsible for designing, promoting, and evaluating the patient lactation support and education.  Will apply the nursing process in providing patient and family education in the inpatient and outpatient setting and will participate in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of staff education programs.  Will assess, implement and evaluated plan of care for patients with complex breastfeeding issues.  Is able to work independently in inpatient and outpatient settings.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $55.92   Midpoint  $55.92   Maximum  $55.92


Required Qualifications:

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing                                                                               

Current BLS certification

Current NRP certification

Current certification by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants

Excellent teaching, verbal and written communication skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Licensed Registered Nurse

Minimum 2 years demonstrated nursing experience in clinical lactation support to patients

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties


Preferred Qualifications:

BSN Degree

Previous NICU experience


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


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