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Family Nurse Practitioner Lactation Consultant

Family Nurse Practitioner Lactation Consultant

Department 
Pediatrics
Job Locations 
US-NY-Purchase
Employment Type 
Regular Part-Time
Position Schedule 
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Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

-Assures safe, efficient, high quality and customer oriented management to the breastfeeding mother/baby dyad

-Performs a comprehensive assessment of the mother and baby developing an evidence-based treatment plan

-Provides health education and teaching, to patients/families/staff

-Communicates via our EMR to their corresponing PCP, and with outside providers, refers patient to other healthcare professionals as necessary

-Will adhere to the specialty specific protocols, best practices, quality and organizational indicators, Nursing care is based on current literature and research

-Will be responsible for using the proper coding and billing codes

-Manage women/babies with high risk conditions that impact lactation
-Evaluates implemented interventions and modifies care according to the evaluation.

-Documents interventions and modifications to the plan of care in an accurate and timely manner
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Provides breastfeeding education, both one-on-one and in group settings, to discuss the advantages of breastfeeding, educate mothers on medical or other problems that might be encountered during nursing, and explain the nutritional needs of nursing women and babies
-Works collaboratively with the supervising provider

 

Required Qualifications


-Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) for New York State
-International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
-Experience managing women/babies with high risk conditions that impact lactation
-Excellent computer and customer service skills

 

Company Overview

Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees. Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care. The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.


Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.


We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more. Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.