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Lactation Consultant

Job Ref
1705715
Category
Nursing & Patient Support
Job Family
Registered Nurse
Department
Schedule
Part-time
Facility
Community Hospital North

7150 Clearvista Drive
Indianapolis, US-IN 46256
United States

Shift
Evening Job
Hours
5:00 pm - 5:30 am
Job Duties
The lactation consultant functions as a member of the health care team to promote support and protect breastfeeding by: Act as an advocate for and with the breastfeeding family; act as an advocate for breastfeeding in the workplace and within the health care professions; fostering family support for the breastfeeding mother; empowering women to make informed feeding choices; assisting women to learn the skills to successfully initiate and maintain lactation and to overcome obstacles to breastfeeding, thus enhancing maternal role satisfaction.

Experience

Minimum 5 years’ experience working in maternal health nursing.

License

  • RN licensure current in State of Indiana required.
  • Certification by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners or actively pursuing certification; must complete certification within 12 months of accepting position.
Skills
Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively to a diverse patient population.

Additional Information
Must have flexibility in scheduling.

Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.

Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.

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