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Lactation Consultant Post Partum PRN in Lima, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary

The Lactation Consultant is responsible for the assessment of the breastfeeding couplet and patient education to support the breastfeeding family.

Assist breastfeeding mother/baby couplet to assess proper position, latch, and suck during the course of a feeding.

Instruct the mother to recognize baby's hunger cues.

Conduct the Breastfeeding Follow-up clinic

Teach monthly breastfeeding classes to the community.

Provide Breast pump rentals to the community.

Provide out-patient consultation services to mothers experiencing difficulties following discharge.

Perform and document breastfeeding consults with mothers via the telephone.

Qualifications - Minimum

Education:

Current IBCLC (International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant) certification.

Hours

Hours per pay period: 0

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: All, Job Schedule: Contingent

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