Lactation Specialist
Location:
Arlington , Texas
Posted:
October 23, 2017
Reference:
00015-94743
Lactation Specialist
Non-RN

The Lactation Specialist/Consultant facilitates the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding through one-on-on breastfeeding evaluation and assistance to mother and baby. Provides breastfeeding education to the new mother and her family based on current AAP guidelines and recommendations. Collaborates with the nursing staff in order to provide consistent and accurate information to all breastfeeding mothers and their families. Identifies problems and unusual situations related to breastfeeding and assists with interventions/solutions in order to protect the milk supply while working through the challenges of breastfeeding. Provides lactation discharge teaching instruction and resources for on-going lactation support. Refers to the physician when a medical indication or concern exists.
Qualifications:
Certification:
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS issued by the American Heart Association required.
  • Requires Breastfeeding Educator or Specialist Certification, or Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
  • Current NRP required by 12/31/17
Experience:
  • Experience with teaching breast-feeding and childbirth education classes.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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