Lactation Consultant - PRN

Takoma Park, MD
Feb 26, 2018
Apr 06, 2018
Part Time
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Bring your passion and experience as a Lactation Consultant, assisting breast-feeding women and families define and achieve their breast-feeding goals to Adventist HealthCare, Washington Adventist Hospital, located just outside of Washington DC in beautiful Takoma Park, Maryland.

Our commitment to treat the minds, bodies and spirits of all of our patients is what makes us unique. As we prepare to move to our new hospital (opening in 2019 in White Oak, MD), share your desire to give our patients the best experience and join us on the journey to make our Women's Services Division Baby-Friendly.

Work Schedule

One 8-hour shift per week, 3pm - 11pm; including one weekend shift per schedule


At least three (3) years of experience as a Lactation Consultant

Bachelors degree in nursing, health, nutrition, or other related field

Must have completed an approved lactation consultant education program or a minimum of eighteen hours of continuing education as defined by the World Health Organization's Baby Friendly Hospital initiative

At least 3 years of experience in education or the clinical practice of maternal child health

IBCLC certification

BLS/CPR certification through the American Heart Association

NRP certification

The ability to speak Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus

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We will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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