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Why ThedaCare?   

Living A Life Inspired!

Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world. 

At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility.  A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you’re interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.

Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness –

  • Lifestyle Engagement
    • e.g. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health support  
  • Access & Affordability
    • e.g. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycare

About ThedaCare!

Summary :

The RN Lactation Specialist provides lactation consultation expertise to OB patients. Serves as a resource to ThedaCare team members and other health care professionals in the community. Updates policies and procedures to reflect evidence-based best practices in lactation.

Job Description:

**Flexible hours for this position**

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements, and evaluates patient’s status to create an individualized holistic plan of care that includes cultural diversity and special needs appropriate to the patient population served. 2. In conjunction with the provider, applies critical thinking to evaluate, plan, and implement a comprehensive lactation care plan that provides infant nutrition and breast care, and that meets patient/family wishes. 3. Supports the progression of care by coaching others to follow evidence-based practice as the patient moves across the continuum of pre- and post-hospitalization. 4. Identifies and coordinates the need and use of any appropriate and approved evidence-based resources to aid in lactation. 5. Collaborates with multiple disciplines to effectively and efficiently provide patient care and achieve the desired patient outcomes for lactation. 6. Knows and understand the expertise of disciplines outside of nursing and encourages their involvement in the patient plan of care. 7. Respectfully addresses situations or decisions to ensure patient’s concerns or needs are met. Demonstrates professional and therapeutic relationship with patients, families, and providers. 8. Recognizes patient and family education needs with regard to lactation, assesses patient and family readiness to learn, and organizes and executes individualized teaching plans. Evaluates learning and works collaboratively with the patient, family, and care team to develop strategies to meet the learning needs.

QUALIFICATIONS: • A licensed, board certified, health professional (RN, LPN, APRN, physician, etc.) or a bachelor’s degree or higher per The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice • Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and/or International Board Certified Lactation Counselor (IBCLC) • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of fifty (50) pounds without assistance. • Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties.


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ThedaCare Regional Medical Center – Neenah – Neenah,Wisconsin

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