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Indiana University Health - Merged site SPECIALIST-INFANT FEEDING/LACTATION in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We're looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

*Position Summary *

This position exists to provide comprehensive infant feeding services to families through inpatient and outpatient services. The incumbent is responsible for developing, marketing and implementing plans for the program. This position will increase awareness of the lactation program and develop educational materials for use with various audiences.

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Requires current state of Indiana RN licensure.
  • Requires certification by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (I . B . L . C . E .) or be certified within one year of hire.
  • Basic Life Support certification required. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN); Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • New ASN RNs hired after January 1, 2013 will be required to complete their BSN within five (5) years from date of hire into this job.
  • Requires background working with childbearing families or maternal health nursing.
  • Requires ability to work independently.
  • Requires ability to prioritize workload.
  • Requires ability to plan and manage utilization of resources.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires strong customer service skills.

Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

? Indiana University Health has more than 34,000 team members, including more than 3,600 physicians and 1,200 advanced practice providers, and we're home to the largest nursing network in Indiana with more than 9,000 nursing team members at over 800 sites of care.

? Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive healthcare system with hospitals and specialties ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.

? An unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine – one of the nation's largest medical schools – gives patients access to groundbreaking research and innovative treatments, and it offers team members access to the latest science and the very best training – advancing healthcare for all.

? At IU Health, your personal and professional growth is a top priority. You will have access to many diverse opportunities to learn and develop in meaningful ways that matter most to you, such as advanced clinical training, leadership development, promotion opportunities and cross training development.

? With 16 hospitals, including eight with Magnet designation and five with Pathways to Excellence designation, our team members are leading the way through excellence.

? IU Health is invested in the lives of Hoosiers, leading the transformation of healthcare to make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.

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