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Lead Lactation Consultant - OB/GYN Lactation Center - 8 Hour Days

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: South Gate
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Make a difference every single day at Cedars-Sinai!When the work you do every day has an influential impact on the lives of others, every effort, detail, and second matters!Why work here?The shared value of happiness, drive and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state of the art facilities, you'll have everything you'll need to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals.What will you be doing in this role?The Lead Lactation Consultant is a clinician that provides lactation education in a skilled and effective manner and establishes a plan of care, sets goals, measure quality metrics, and evaluates outcomes within established standards of practice to safely manage the routine breastfeeding care of the patient.

  • Identifies and make special adjustments as required to the specific populations' needs, including cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education and family.
  • Demonstrates proficient assessment skills, integrates appropriate data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.
  • Present NICU and OB breastfeeding trends and areas for improvement during performance improvement councils for PEDs/PICU, monthly regional breastfeeding consortium in OB pic and PEDs pic.
  • Keeping up to date with the most advanced education to improved breastfeeding goals. Works as the point of contact for breastfeeding concern or issues.
  • Offers feedback on Lactation Consultant performance appraisals and performance management plans.
  • Provides education and instruction to patients and clinical staff on appropriate use of breastfeeding products as needed, safe handling, labeling, storing and administration of human milk, and breastfeeding products.
  • Responsible for patient assignments and break coverage for Lactation Consultants.
    A minimum of three (3) years previous experience as a Lactation Consultant in a hospital setting: RequiredBasic Life Support Certification (BLS) Approved by the American Heart Association or The American Red Cross: RequiredValid Certification from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE): RequiredHigh School Diploma/GED: Required; Bachelor's Preferred
    Working Title:Lead Lactation Consultant - OB/GYN Lactation Center - 8 Hour Days
    Department:Ob/Gyn Lact Ctr
    Business Entity:Nursing
    Job Category:,Patient Services,Patient Services
    Job Specialty:Patient Services
    Position Type:Full-time
    Shift Length:8 hour shift
    Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, South Gate , Lead Lactation Consultant - OB/GYN Lactation Center - 8 Hour Days, Healthcare , South Gate, California

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