15 days old

Lactation Consultant/RN-Mother/Baby (Part Time)

The George Washington University Hospital
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374

Responsibilities

The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients ? from local residents to our nation?s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women?s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.\r\rGW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation?s capital.\r\rThe mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality health care, advanced medical technology and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.\r\rMother/Baby\r\rOur empathetic nurses support mothers and their babies with such offerings as a Respite Nursery, lactation consultation, birth registry and notary, and HALO bassinets.\r\rWHAT YOU WILL DO\r\r?Support mothers in breastfeeding, bonding and learning how to care for their newborns\r\r?Collaborate to provide a customized birth experience\r\r?Prepare and guide mothers through stages of labor\r\r?Actively learn advanced childbirth techniques and programs\r\r?Support a nurturing and caring environment\r\r?Work within a comprehensive team with Unit Educators, Nurse Facilitators, Women?s Services RN Administrators and Clinical Supervisors.\r\r? Provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.\r\rWHAT YOU CAN EXPECT\r\rEarn the recognition and support you deserve as a key member of our healthcare team.\r\r?Certification Reimbursement\r\r?$1,000 annual certification bonus\r\r?$100 monthly commuter allowance\r\r?Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward\r\r?Challenging and rewarding work environment with advanced technological systems, processes and practice\r\r?Significant opportunities to grow and develop through job-related training, continuing education, and mobility up and across UHS subsidiaries\r\r?Competitive compensation and generous benefits, including 401(k) with company match, company stock, tuition reimbursement, and excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan\r\r?Relocation assistance\r\r?Shared Governance

Qualifications

Education/Qualification\r\rMaster's required\r\tCertification as an International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) from International Board of Lactation Consultation Examiners (IBCLE) is required.\r\tSuccessful completion of the Nurse Career Battery (Only for employees hired for/or promoted into Registered Nurse position after October 15, 2008)\rSkills\r\rEffective communication skills, both verbal and written\r\tEffective interpersonal skills\r\tAbility to maintain confidentiality\r\tAbility to adapt to multiple and changing priorities\rThis opportunity offers the following: \r\rChallenging and rewarding work environment\r\tGrowth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries\r\tCompetitive Compensation\r\tExcellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan\r\t401k plan with company match\r\r\rOne of the nation?s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World?s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America?s Top 500 Public Companies.\r\r\r\rOur operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.\r\r\r\r\r\rHeadquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.\r\r\r\r*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. \r\r\r\rUHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means. \r\r

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Posted: 2020-06-18 Expires: 2020-07-18

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