Lactation Consultant (LC)

Suffolk, VA
Jul 23, 2018
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: The Lactation Consultant focuses on helping breastfeeding women and their families define and achieve their breastfeeding goals by providing evidenced based care, customer service, and cultural sensitivity. Provides breastfeeding education to other health care professional team members, possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet lactation practice standards as required by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR
RN-Associate's Degree

Required: Nursing - 1 year, Physician Assistant - 1 year

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation, Speaking

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Position requires RN “or” PA. IBCLC must be obtained within two years of hire date. NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program-Sections 1-4 and 9) completion within 6 months of hire. Experience in perinatal setting preferred. BLS required within 90 days of hire. All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire.

Sentara Obici Hospital is seeking a Lactation Consultant (LC)

Flexi (PRN)