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Lactation Consultant -Non RN- Lactation Services

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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.
Responsibilities:
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 mothers.
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 needs.
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:
Education Requirements:
--- Associate's degree in Nursing, Public Health, Education or related field.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
--- 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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