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RN Newborn and IBCLC

The Judge Group Gaithersburg Full-Time
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Do you want to expand your career? Judge Healthcare is actively seeking full time need for a Newborn Care and Lactation Consultant RN for one of the nation's LARGEST and FASTEST GROWING health systems!!

This position is located in Gaithersburg and Kensington, MD

Here are the details of the position:
  • To coordinate and monitor the care of newborns and provide lactation support to new mothers in the postpartum period. 
  • Essential Responsibilities: Employs an interdisciplinary approach to providing comprehensive newborn assessment and lactation support; facilitates the coordination of all necessary services for patients and families. 
  • Coordinates patient care for hospital admissions, specialty referrals, and ancillary support departments based on the assessment from the newborn visit. 
  • IBCLC may consult with the Provider for further assessment; coordinate with other IBCLC's, Continuing Care services, or hospital staff. 
  • IBCLC may also coordinate the member receipt of a hospital grade breast pump which is considered DME. 
  • Within the assigned service area of operation, contacts every woman who has delivered a newborn, offers telephonic assessment and lactation support, generates a nursing care plan, and monitors follow up. 
  • Collaborates with other members of the health care team to identify parent's educational and competency gaps related to breastfeeding and newborn assessment.   
  • In collaboration with other members of the health care team at their assigned medical office building, assesses staff knowledge and identifies competency-based educational needs of staff related to breastfeeding patients and newborn assessment. 
  • In collaboration with the KP-MAS Health Education department, provides both formal and informal medical and nursing staff education services in a manner that is consistent, uniform, efficient and cost-effective. 
  • Maintains precise records, data, and statistics in order to ensure accurate reporting and documentation of quality assurance and improvement measures, and facilitate research efforts. 
  • Represents facility at quarterly Regional Lactation workgroup meetings. 
  • Represents the IBCLC program in facility and regional committees and initiatives. 
  • Performs duties of the clinical nurse in assigned setting when necessary. 
  • Teaches group prenatal newborn care and lactation classes. Manages DME breast pumps. 

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • One year in Newborn Nursery, NICU, Pediatric, or OB/GYN Setting.
  • Active MD RN License
If you are interested or know someone who is, please send your MOST UP TO DATE RESUME to Emma at Email blocked - click to apply

 

Skills required

Basic Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Critical Care
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
Nursing Management
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
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The Judge Group is a privately owned, leading professional services firm with nearly 50 years of experience in providing technology, talent, and learning solutions. Our services are successfully delivered through a network of more than 35 offices in the United States, Canada, and India. The Judge Group serves more than 47 Fortune 100 companies and is responsible for 7,000 professionals on assignment annually across a wide range of industries.

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