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Lactation Consultant Job

Cleveland Clinic

Date: Apr 8, 2014


Lactation Consultant

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Hospital: Hillcrest Hospital Non-Exempt
Facility: Hillcrest Hospital
Department: Childbirth Education
Job Code: F24045
Pay Grade: 12
Schedule: PRN
Shift: Nights
Hours: variable- Requires Lactation Consultant Certification
Job Details:

This position is PRN -hours and shift will vary depending on the needs of the department. The position requires an RN license with IBLCE or IBCLC certification.

Summary: Provides direct lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding mothers and infants. Job Responsibilities: Performs initial and on-going assessments of the patient's lactation goals and issues. Develops evidence-based feeding plans that address the mother and infant's feeding issues. Designs and implements community outreach/education programs and activities. Maintains knowledge of current lactation theories and research. Other duties as assigned.

Education: RN from an accredited registered nursing program, BSN preferred. Experience: Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN), Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider, International Board Of Certification Of Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE).

Physical Requirements: Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Category: RN/LPN Inpatient Hospital

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