LACTATION CONSULTANT PRN

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
63500
Category
Professionals
Shift
1
Type
Per Diem
Department Name
MotherInfant Unit

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

 

Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

Short Description

Promote, improve, and provide support, education and evidence based lactation services to breastfeeding families within inpatient and outpatient settings. 

 

Coordinate and provide best practice breastfeeding education to families going through the birthing process. 

 

Provide education and support to nursing and unit staff related to evidence based practices and excellence inbreastfeeding. 

 

Provide education and support to outpatient office staff

 

Collaborate with operational staff and leaders to provide services that promote excellence in  patient experience within the Maternal and Child Health services setting.

Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to provide support and development of the Breast feeding preterm or sick infant.

 

Maintain, evaluate, and lead the ongoing development  of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

Experience Required

2 years experience in MCH (Maternal and Child Health services) Nursing with a focus on assisting with lactation needs in a family centered care model. 

 

Experience in assiting clients with initiation of  and sustaining BF. 

Experience in policy development and staff education. 

 

Experience in case managing BF clients.

 

Experience working with BF in a Level II or III NICU setting preferred

Education Requirements

BSN, MSN preferred.

License/Certification Requirements

Current NJ-RN License - NJ Registered Nurse License.

 

Certification as an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant)

 

BLS required, NRP preferred.

Special Requirements

Scheduled Days / Hours: Per Diem - as needed

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