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Lactation Consultant

Company: Driscoll Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Where compassion meets innovation and technology and our employees are family.Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Please review the job information below.General Purpose of Job:The person in this position is responsible for providing lactation education and support to patients, their families, employees, and other healthcare professionals for Driscoll Children's Hospital. The IBCLC will collaborate with other members of the healthcare team to ensure the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding. These functions are performed in accordance with the hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; employees will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or hospital administration as required.

  • Maintains utmost level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates business practices and personal actions that are ethical and adhere to corporate compliance and integrity guidelines.
  • Performs and documents lactation consultations for normal and complex lactation patients.
  • Consults and coordinates care with other healthcare professionals.
  • Serves as a resource for breastfeeding information to patients, community, nursing staff and physicians.
  • Responsible for professional self-development.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with peers, supervisors, ancillary departments and all other external/internal customers.
  • Review and develop hospital policies which relate to breastfeeding.
  • Plan and implement educational opportunities for staff regarding breastfeeding.
  • Participate in community events to advance awareness of the Lactation Program and to promote breastfeeding awareness in the community.Education and/or Experience:
    • Current IBCLC Certification by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)Minimum of 5 years of lactation field experienceCertificates, Licenses, Registrations:
      • Currently certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Keywords: Driscoll Health, Corpus Christi , Lactation Consultant, Professions , Corpus Christi, Texas

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