Lactation Consultant - PRN
Care. Compassion. Community.
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.
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
BLS/CPR certification through the American Heart Association
The ability to speak Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus
Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, We will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.
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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