Healthcare Careers for Women

 

Healthcare Careers for Women

Episode 29–Healthcare Careers for Women in the 21st Century

Healthcare careers for women is in high demand in the 21st century.

As a former hospital administrator, Laura Durojaiye, intimately understands the needs of the healthcare community.

Laura discusses the current  shortage of workers in the healthcare industry. She talks about what needs to be done get qualified people into the pipeline to fill these vacancies. 

Mrs. Durojaiye also weights in on the current COVID-19 crisis. She’s talks about the very long hours that doctors and nurses and other support staff are working to meet the medical needs of their communities. As a former hospital administrator, she offers some practical suggestions  to ease the load for these healthcare workers.

Finally, Mrs. Durojaiye briefly discusses her groundbreaking role as creator and inventor of the TransCart, a state-of-the-art patient mobility vehicle.

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Healthcare Careers for WomenMore About Laura Durojaiye

Laura Durojaiye is the CEO of TransCart International. She is the inventor of the TransCart, a vehicle that provides a safe, efficient transportation experience for both nurses and patients. 

Laura has been in the healthcare business for nearly four decades. She started her healthcare career at the Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. Shortly thereafter, she accepted a position as Administrative Coordinator at North Carolina Memorial Hospital. 

She then moved to Atlanta in 1979 to manage the Eye/Ear, Nose and Throat Outpatient Clinics at Grady Memorial Hospital. Additionally, she served as the Director of Transportation and Communications at Emory University Hospital for 13 years. She also is the founding member of the National Association of Hospital Transport Managers.  Additionally, Mrs. Durojaiye served as the Vice President of Administration for Essex Valley Healthcare in Orange, NJ. She also worked as the Interim Health Assessment and Promotions Manager for DeKalb County Board of Health.

 

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The TransCart

The TransCart is a vehicle that provides a safe and efficient transportation experience for both nurses and patients. A patented innovation, the TransCart is constructed of a high-density poly-plastic material. It glides on high performance wheels that move with the help of stainless steel ball bearings and it is designed to use minimum force for propulsion.  To continue reading, click here.

 

 

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The 20 Best Jobs in Healthcare

The healthcare industry is on the rise, adding positions at a much quicker clip than the average job market and compensating employees with competitive salaries, thanks in part to increased demand from an aging Baby Boomer community. To continue reading, click here.

 

 

 

 

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5 Great Jobs in Healthcare for Workers Over 50

 

Breastfeeding in the Workplace

Episode 28-Breastfeeding in the Workplace

Breastfeeding in the workplace is an important topic for women since many new moms work full-time.

Although many women want to continue to breastfeed when they return to work, it can be a daunting experience. Many choose to give it up because they feel discouraged and unsupported.

Mary Muse, a International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, shares valuable information about the in’s and out’s of breastfeeding for new moms.

We discuss ways that employers can make the workplace a breastfeeding-friendly environment and the laws that have been enacted to allow women to nurse at work.

We also talk about how continuing to nurse has enormous health benefits for moms and babies, and how providing a breastfeeding-friendly workplace profits employers.

Finally, Mary gives advice to breastfeeding moms on what they can do to help make nursing in the workplace easier.

 

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Breastfeeding in the Workplace

More About Mary Muse

Mary Muse is the founder of Mary Muse Consulting, Every Family Breastfeeding. Since 2011, she has been practicing as an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

In addition to her IBCLC certification, Mary holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. Mary provides virtual prenatal breastfeeding classes and in-home breastfeeding consultations. She breastfed while working full-time. 

 

 

Recommended Reading for Breastfeeding

Additional Breastfeeding Resources

Breastfeeding in the Workplace
Mary Muse will teach you the basics of breastfeeding basics from the comfort of your home. In this 90 minute one-to-one session with Mary, you and your partner will receive evidence-based, non-judgemental advice, and breastfeeding information from Board Certified Lactation Consultant with over 15 years of experience helping families and teaching breastfeeding.

IBCLCs help with:

  • ✔ Prenatal counseling about the factors that may affect breastfeeding and lactation
  • ✔ Basic position and latch of the infant
  • ✔ Information about practices that promote successful breastfeeding and lactation
  • ✔ Preventing and managing common concerns such as poor latch, inadequate milk transfer or supply, nipple or breast pain, and calming a fussy baby
  • ✔ Milk expression and storage for parents who must be separated from their babies
  • ✔ Strategies for breastfeeding and lactation after returning to work
  • ✔ Breastfeeding and lactation in challenging situations, such as feeding twins or triplets, a premature or sick infant, or infants in special medical situations.