Department Pediatrics Job Locations US-NY-Purchase Employment Type Regular Part-Tim Position Schedule .
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Westmed Medical Group has a part-time position for a Family Nurse Practitioner Lactation Consultant in the Purchase, NY.
The FNP assures safe, efficient, high quality and customer oriented management to the breastfeeding mother/baby dyad. This is done in collaboration with a licensed physician qualified in the specialty involved and in accordance with an approved written practice agreement and protocols.
Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities
-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 corresponding 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 -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
-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
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 FortuneÂ® 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 âœSmart
Internal Number: 1938920
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