Job ID: 268576Lactation ConsultantMilwaukee, WisconsinRegular / Day
Additional Job Information
Title: Lactation Consultant
City, State: Milwaukee,WI
Location: Women's Specialty Hospital
Department: Women and Children Svcs 001
Additional Job Details: PRN, Day, 0 hours,Weekly
In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We're looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.
Provides lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding mothers and infants. Serves as a lactation-related clinical resource, educator, and mentor.
Performs initial and on-going assessments of patients' lactation goals and issues. Instructs and demonstrates proper techniques and promotes the importance of breastfeeding.
Identifies the need for standard patient teaching plans and assists with their development.
Acts as a liaison to staff and physicians when addressing needs associated with breastfeeding.
Contributes to the development of data tools to monitor and improve outcomes.
Provides and coordinates breastfeeding education for staff.
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
One or more of the following:
Consultant Certification specializing in Lactation credentialed from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
Certified Counselor specializing in Lactation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC
Certified Educator specializing in Lactation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Certified Lactation Educator (CLE)
Associate Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) strongly preferred.
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