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Texas Health Resources Frisco - Lactation Consultant RN, PRN II, Variable schedule in Frisco, Texas

Texas Health Hospital Frisco — a health care campus designed to be a destination for the residents of Frisco and surrounding communities – opened in December 2019.

Texas Health Frisco is seeking an experienced Lactation Consultant RN for a newly created PRN position due to an increase in patient volumes.

The address is 12400 Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75033

Salary range is Minimum $26.50/hr to Maximum $50.40/hr – based on relevant RN experience

Work Schedule:

• PRN II – on an as needed basis; Position will work generally 1-to-2 shifts per week, day shift, with flexibility to work alternate days/hours as needed to meet patient needs. There will be 8-, 10- and 12-hour shifts and both weekday and weekend shifts. Self-scheduling. Flexible with schedule.

Department:

• 22-bed Maternal/Newborn, couplet care unit

• Breastfeeding education and support

• 6-bed Level II NICU to assist with feeders and growers

• Part of the Texas 10-step program

• Functions as an expert resource on breastfeeding issues for patients, families, community, staff, and physicians. Serves as a clinical expert for lactation issues based on evidence

• Assesses outpatients for symptoms of jaundice and breastfeeding problems

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• Associate’s degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) is Required; Completion of BSN within two years of earliest start date in a Texas Health RN role is required.

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) is preferred;

• 1 Year Experience as a clinical nurse (RN) or completion of an RN residency program Required;

*Two (2) or more years’ current experience as a Lactation Consultant RN is strongly preferred.

• Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire is required

• BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support certification through the American Heart Association required upon hire

• NRP – Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification within 90 days of hire

• IBCLC – International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant certification within 12 months of hire required (Current IBCLC certification is preferred)

• Candidate may also be asked to teach breastfeeding education class to prospective parents so community education may be part of job duties

Skills

• A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

• Ability to provide breastfeeding education and resources for an inpatient setting

• Primary Charge RN experience is a plus

• Preceptor RN experience is beneficial

• Flexibility with schedule is key!

• Computer skills in Care Connect/ EPIC charting are helpful

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center have collaborated to build a new health care campus in Frisco that includes a hospital, medical office building, parking garage, green space and many amenities, including a walking trail and café. Texas Health Hospital Frisco is a health care campus designed to be a destination for the residents of Frisco and surrounding communities.

Texas Health Frisco Hospital is a 73-bed full-service facility that includes surgical, imaging services, women and children’s services. The hospital will also have a 24-hour emergency department, a neonatal intensive care unit level II, orthopedics, Med-Surg and critical care. Texas Health Frisco will be hiring 300 employees including nursing, surgical, respiratory, imaging, therapy, pharmacy, materials management, patient care techs, quality, risk, engineering, security, and patient access. Additionally, UT Southwestern is planning on bringing the following specialties to the campus: neurosciences, orthopedic surgery, oncology, ENT, and pediatric subspecialties. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights

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• 2019 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (5 th year in a row)

• 2019 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2 nd year in a row)

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