Lactation Consultant -Non RN- Lactation Services
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Description Lactation Services is seeking a full time Certified
Lactation Consultant to work 36 hours/week. -IBCLC is REQUIRED.
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse
employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of
the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Provides clinical assessment, care, support and education to
breastfeeding mothers within both the inpatient and outpatient
setting, and collaborate with nursing and medical staff regarding
the care of the breastfeeding mother and baby.
1. Assesses the adequacy of breastfeeding and provides
interventions and education as necessary for correction and/or
prevention of feeding problems for breastfeeding babies and
2. Assists mothers of infants who cannot breastfeed to establish
and maintain a milk supply and store their milk appropriately.
3. Collaborates with the infant's or mother's primary care provider
and hospital or clinic staff as needed to implement feeding
interventions to meet the infant's and/or mother's medical
4. Provides education and training regarding breastfeeding to
patients, hospital staff and regional areas.
5. Provides post discharge support of breastfeeding for patients
through telephone consultation, clinical visits, and consultation
with the primary care provider of the mother or infant.
Other InformationOther information:
--- Associate's degree in Nursing, Public Health, Education or
--- Certified Lactation Consultant by the International Board of
Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLE).
--- BLS certification as of date of hire.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- If Associate's degree, Six (6) months of experience in
breastfeeding and lactation support is required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Lactation Services -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 30.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Lactation Consultant -Non RN- Lactation Services, Professions , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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