Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
Provides delivery of Lactation Services, including providing
breastfeeding assessment, plan of care, intervention, and support
for mother/infant couplets. Provides access to, and instructions
for the use of, breastfeeding equipment and devices, and provides
referrals to healthcare providers as appropriate for follow-up.
Work requires the services of a Registered Nurse who, based on
training and work experience, uses considerable professional
knowledge and judgment in creating plans of care, evaluating
patients, and providing consultation on best practices for
medications and lactation.
Provides direct patient care for lactation consultation,
including assessment, plan of care, and intervention.
Provides education and community outreach.
Completes all required documentation in a timely, accurate, and
thorough manner in accordance with FHS standards and
Assists with regional program planning and the development and
implementation of guidelines and standards of care for
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
communication tools/materials for effective communication and
understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect
communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment
Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper
skills associated with the department's defined specific
Performs related duties as required.
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering
the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders
of each patient's individual physician. This will involve,
utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their
families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role
Monitoring patients' conditions and assessing their needs
Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise
individualized care plans for patients
Administering patients' medications and providing treatments
according to physicians' orders
Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for
patients and their families
Associate's degree in Nursing and four years recent related work
experience involving childbearing families or maternal health
nursing that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Washington
State Board of Nursing.
Current certification by International Board of Lactation
Consultant Examiners (I.B.L.C.E.); OR have submitted an application
to sit for the exam at the next scheduled examination offering
date, with certification obtained within 3 months of taking the
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.