Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a PD-Lactation Specialist.
In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary:An expert member of the perinatal health care team who is knowledgeable, skilled and experienced in lactation and breastfeeding management. Coordinates and provides education, assistance and support to breastfeeding women and infants.Participates in the development, implementation and reinforcement of evidence-base care through programs and projects which achieve departmental goals in accordance to breastfeeding regulatory/professional standards and public health initiatives .
Participates in the management of the Breast Pump Rental and Supply Program.
Assures compliance with standards and regulations promulgated by all applicable agencies.
Promotes own professional growth and development.
Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
Participates as a member of the Maternal and Child Services Quality and Performance Improvement Councils.
Serves as a support and resource for the education of other health professionals.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into performance responsibilities.
Applies research findings that support lactating mothers and/or their breastfeeding babies.
Educates parents on all aspects of infant feeding.
Coordinates breastfeeding program, including maintenance of the warm line.
Promotes a culture that is supportive of breastfeeding mothers and infant, and acts an advocate for the breastfeeding dyad.
Collects, analyze and submits breastfeeding data in accordance to regulatory/professional standard and public health initiatives.
Promotes own professional growth and development.
Serves as a support and resource for the education of other health professionals
Educates parents on all aspects of infant feeding
Provides orientation and ongoing staff development programs related to breastfeeding.
Assures compliance with standards and regulation promulgated by all applicable agencies
Participates as a member of the Maternal and Child Services Quality and PerformanceImprovement Councils and other committees as needed.
Applies findings from evidence based practice and research that support lactating mothers and/or their breastfeeding babies.
Participates in clinical studies and research projects as applicable.
Implements and evaluates quality and performance projects to promote and support breast feeding.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:Education: Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree.Current Certification by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (I.B.L.C.E.).Minimum of five years lactation consultant experience.Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills and creative problem solving ability..
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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