Job Title Nurse Practitioner Lactation Consultant Department Center for Women's Health Location KPV 7180 Work Unit Description The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) serving as the Nurse Practitioner Lactation Consultant is a faculty member credentialed and privileged to serve as a licensed independent practitioner, and is a member of the OHSU Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws. The APP delivers preventive, primary and acute healthcare services to individuals of all ages; provide advanced education to students, peers and others; and, contribute to new knowledge and/or technology by conducting or participating in research. In addition to key job responsibilities, qualifications and other job requirements listed below, the APP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice. The Nurse Practitioner Lactation Consultant responsible to partner with the patient, family, and OB and pediatric care teams to acute and chronic lactation and infant feeding concerns. Additionally the Nurse Practitioner Lactation Consultant will impact patient and family experience through communication and education; mentor residents, clinical nurses and others; promote an interdisciplinary approach to care; and support new processes to improve patient outcomes. The Nurse Practitioner Lactation Consultant delivers care to outpatient women and infants at CWH Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range FTE: 0.8, Part Time Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:00-5:00 Salary Range: Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill) Job Type: Faculty Functions/Duties of Position Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research): Assure the safe, efficient, high quality and customer oriented management of patient care to identified patient populations, including but not limited to completing a comprehensive assessment of the patient's status; developing, monitoring and revising, as appropriate, an evidence-based treatment plan that addresses diagnoses, patterns of disease, risk factors, and treatment alternatives; treat many common acute and chronic health problems; interpret diagnostic tests prescribe and manage medications and other therapies, provide health teaching with an emphasis on prevention of illness and health maintenance; and, refer patients to other healthcare professionals as necessary Teaching/ Clinical Supervision: Support OHSU's academic missions by participating in the design, development and assessment of program curricula for professional (advanced practice nursing, medicine, and physician assistant) specialty areas; including course objectives, instructional methods, learning outcomes, projects and assessment measures. Teach program courses as needed according to specified learning outcomes; academic advising and career related counseling for students; monitoring student retention and identifying and assisting at-risk students. Deliver individual instruction to support fellows, residents, graduate APP students, and other clinical learners to support their personal program of learning in the applicable specialty area. Provide instruction and review of the practices, policies and procedures in a variety of functions; including but not limited to development of treatment plans, interpretation of clinical diagnostic data; developing orders; patient and family communication and education; management of medical equipment, electronic medical records; performing procedures, and transitioning patients to the next level of care. Assures adherence to the specialty specific protocols, best practices, quality, and organizational indicators. Provides input to the performance of the resident or graduate APP student as a provider or graduate APP student provider in the practice setting. Scholarship (improvement science, research, writing, abstracts, grant supported work, presentations, etc.): Keep abreast of changes in field and applies knowledge to identify and recommend enhancements to clinical quality, patient experience/satisfaction, length of stay and to achieve improvement that demonstrates a higher standard of care. Assesses and recommends initiatives to improve performance indicators related to patient experience, quality, and costs. Professional development meeting the expectations of ongoing certification. Demonstrates success or productivity in the field as evidenced by securing research funding, publication in journals and/or other forms of peer presentations. Job Requirements REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider role.
Certified Nurse Midwife or Family Nurse Practitioner 3 – 5 years clinical experience as an Advanced that demonstrates ability to fulfill responsibilities for the specific role. Experience managing women with high risk conditions that impact lactation. Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law and associated professional practice standards, the latter set forth as an addendum to the position description. Ability to manage heavy workload with multiple priorities and inflexible deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Proficient in the use of computing hardware and software, including personal computing equipment, electronic medical record, word processing and spreadsheet software. Regular and consistent attendance at work Current licensure as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider governing board(s). Certified Nurse Midwife or Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Code of conduct Respect in the workplace Applicable law, policies, procedures, positions certifying agencies and agreements related to position, department, or OHSU as a whole PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: CNM Quality improvement experience, Clinical education experience Experience in the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Experience using Epic EMR Other as required for position Board certified lactation consultant (ILCLC) within 6 months of hire Board certified lactation consultant (ILCLC) upon hire Additional Details Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com. How To Apply Apply Online Referral Bonus Eligible Referral Bonus Amount Drug Testable Yes
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