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RN Specialist - Mother-Baby Support

Company: Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Welcome to St. Johns Regional Medical Center.

At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1912, we have been giving something forward to the people of Oxnard, California. St. John's Regional Medical Center is a 266-bed facility employing more than 1,200 caring professionals and a medical staff of more than 600 active physicians. We offer a 23-bed acute rehabilitation center, and provide a wide array of programs and services that include oncology, cardiovascular, maternity care, orthopedic, weight loss surgery, spinal disease treatment, community outreach and more.

Our passion for inspiring a stronger, healthier world compels us to lead with our hearts as we serve the community of Oxnard. One of the most beautiful areas in the country, Oxnard is nestled between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, and offers residents spectacular beaches, clean air and open spaces, as well as easy access to California wine country. We invite you to join us in delivering humankindness, one person at time.


In keeping withDignity Healthphilosophy and values, this specialist provides a variety of specialty services to Outpatients and Inpatients in the perinatal/maternal/newborn setting. These services, include but are not limited to out-patient antepartum testing and out-patient newborn hearing screening; lactation assessment, support, education and consultation; instruction in various maternal/infant education programs, and facilitates the breastpump rental program.

KEY WORDS: RN, REGISTERED NURSE, OBSTETRICS, LABOR & DELIVERY, HOSPITAL, CA, CALIFORNIA, lactation consultant, MIU, OB Acute, mother baby, mother infant.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Lactation assessment, facilitation, and support experience required
  • One (1) year health education experience required.
  • Current California RN license required.
  • CPR
  • CLE or CLC required (Lactation certifications).
  • Fluent in English


  • IBCLC preferred
  • Related mother-baby experience preferred.
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing, Health Education, or related field is highly desirable.

  • Masters degree preferred.

  • Bilingual in Spanish also preferred.

Special Skills:

Ability to work effectively with a team to plan, develop and implement programs. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Identifies and helps develop services based on needs assessment, designed to promote patient/family health. Demonstrates independence and a strong attention to detail. Provides appropriate age-specific educational materials to variety of patient populations, ranging from childhood to the elderly. Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles. Demonstrates open communication and cultural sensitivity, resulting in trusting relationships with diverse populations. Behaviors support service excellence and patient-focused care. Possesses comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of parenting, perinatal health and fitness, nutrition, the birth process, and complication/disease prevention. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with team members, members of other departments, community members, and medical staff. Effectively assesses and prioritizes health education needs of pre and/or postnatal patients. Positively markets the organization through successful outcomes and customer satisfaction. Successful utilization of a variety of computer systems.

Keywords: Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Oxnard , RN Specialist - Mother-Baby Support, Other , Oxnard, California

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