Lactation Consultant - 0.8 - Days - Lactation Services @ MV at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California

Posted in Other 9 days ago.





Job Description:

El Camino Health is committed to hiring, retaining and growing the best and brightest professionals who will carry our mission and vision forward. We are proud of our reputation in the community: One built on compassion, innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality care. Come join the team that makes this happen.

FTE

0.8

Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours

64

Work Shift

Day: 8 hours

Job Description

The Lactation Consultant provides safe, family centered patient care by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating lactation plans for the mother-infant breastfeeding dyad within an inpatient and outpatient setting. The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) collaborates with the mother, significant others, and interdisciplinary health care team while acting as a coach, consultant, teacher and lactation expert. Lactation Consultant will demonstrate specialized knowledge and clinical expertise in breastfeeding based on evidence-based practices. As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the Lactation Consultant functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and adhere to El Camino's policies, procedures, and guidelines of care while meeting the feeding goals of the parents.

Qualifications

Registered Nurse with minimum five (5) years clinical experience

Minimum three (3) years working in maternal/child acute care setting preferred.

Bachelor's Degree, preferred.

Demonstrates some experience in teaching in a clinical or community health care setting.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements

Current California RN License.

Current BLS Certification.

International Certified Lactation Consultant.

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this job are available. El Camino Health will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability if that will allow them to perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the hospital, or causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace which cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer:
El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.