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Per Diem RN II - Hospital

Job ID 85953 Date posted 02/06/2018
  • Facility: Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Lactation
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable

Location

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

 

Hours

8-hour shift, variable hours

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Current NRP certification
  • IBCLC certification
  • Three years of experience in counseling breastfeeding mothers

Preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)


Summary

The Per Diem II RN is for Lactation Consultation at Sharp Mary Birth Hospital for Women and Newborns (SMBHWN). Lactation consultation provides services to patients and family that progresses them towards self-identified and individualized breastfeeding goals.  Utilizes the nursing process in the approach to care of patients to promote quality breastfeeding/lactation outcomes.  The RN will practice primarily on the Maternal Infant Services (MIS) Unit and float occasionally to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Lactation services are provided primarily on an inpatient basis to a very busy 72-bed mother-baby unit (MIS) and a fast-paced 84-bed NICU.  In addition to a high functioning lactation team, SMBHWN has a New Beginnings Boutique, staffed by Certified Lactation Educators, to provide retail accessories, basic education and several support groups to promote a successful breastfeeding experience for expectant and new parents.

As San Diego’s only hospital dedicated to exclusively to women, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns offers a full range of health care services for women at all stages of life – from pregnancy to menopause to healthy aging. More babies enter the world at Sharp Mary Birch than any other hospital in California – about 9,500 each year. Sharp Mary Birch has been recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing and patient care excellence, is a certified Baby Friendly birth facility, and its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is recognized among the best in the world.

Essential Physical Requirements May Include

Sitting

Walking

Standing

Twisting (trunk)

Twisting (neck)

Bending (waist)

Flexing/extending (neck)

Gripping/grasping

Fine manipulation/pinching

Reaching below shoulder level

Reaching above shoulder level

Kneeling

Squatting

Bed mobilization (scooting/rolling)

Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)

Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer

Lift up to 50 pounds

Push/pull over 100 pounds

Carry up to 25 pounds

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Per Diem RN II, Registered Nurse, Lactation, IBCLC

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