Position: Lactation Consultant
Entity: Paoli Hospital
Department: Family Center Maternity
Shift: 16 hours weekly Day/Evening hours
Main Line Health is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource with over 11,000 employees, offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services. Composed of five hospitals, a medical research institute, physician practices and other specialized facilities and services. Recognized as a Magnate system Main Line Health is committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research.
Paoli Hospital, a Magnet designated hospital nestled in picturesque Chester County, recently celebrated its 100th year. Nationally recognized for quality care, Paoli Hospital, a 231-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital, continues to take healthcare to a new level in the communities it serves.
In 2017, Paoli Hospital was re-accredited as a Level II Trauma Center, the only one in Chester County. Paoli Hospital's award-winning Patient Care Pavilion, with all private rooms, incorporates elements of design that are proven to improve clinical outcomes and enhance patient safety and healing, and contributes to the superior patient experience.The Hospital has received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care.
With distinguished physicians, exemplary nurses and collaborations with prestigious research programs, Paoli remains the model for excellence in patient care.
Why Work at Paoli Hospital?
Our physicians and employees speak highly of the work environment at Main Line Health. We have been consistently ranked by Best Places to Work in PA and the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Main Line Health also ranks among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in healthcare. We have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm.
We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrate our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are.
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The Lactation Consultants are responsible for supporting the practice of breastfeeding at the three acute care hospitals of Main Line Health. Responsibilities include education, consultation, and support to expectant/new mothers, family members, the Nursing Staff, Attending Physicians, Midwives, and OB/GYN Residents. Lactation Consultants also assist with the promotion of health maintenance of mothers and newborns delivering at MLHS.
Knowledge of fetal, newborn, and maternal anatomy/physiology.
Bachelors Degree in related discipline preferred.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION
Current nursing license to practice in Pennsylvania preferred.
Certification with the International Board Lactation Consultants Examiners required.
A minimum of two years experience providing health care and /or education in Womens Health.
We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resume at https://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers Enter Job ID 51361 in Keyword search box.
Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no agency calls.
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