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Lactation Consultant, Women & Infants

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:
The Lactation Consultant is responsible for providing lactation consultation and education for breastfeeding mothers at Alta Bates Medical Center regardless of age, race, religion, ability, and economic or social status. The Lactation Consultant has excellent assessment and implementation skills to assist the breastfeeding mother attain her individual goals.
Education, Licensures and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing - BSN required or equivalent education/experience

  • Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RN upon hire required

  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant - IBCLC within 2 years of employment required

  • Basic Life Support Certification - BCLS upon hire required

  • Certified Lactation Educator upon hire required

    • Minimum of two years experience in perinatal nursing or perinatal education preferred

    • Minimum two years experience counseling breastfeeding women. preferred

    • Experience supporting breastfeeding in NICU preferred
      Skills and Knowledge:

      • Excellent communication skills

      • Excellent maternal/infant assessment skills

      • Ability to effectively prioritize work responsibilities

      • Excellent documentation skills

      • Effective teaching skills

      • Flexibility in a changing environment
        Organization:Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
        Employee Status: Regular
        Employee Referral Bonus: No
        Benefits: Yes
        Position Status: Non-Exempt
        Union: No
        Job Shift: Evening
        Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
        Days of the Week Scheduled:Varied Days
        Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
        Schedule: Part Time
        Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:56
        Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
        Schedule/Shift: Part Time/ Evening

Keywords: Sutter Health, Berkeley , Lactation Consultant, Women & Infants, Professions , Berkeley, California

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