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Lactation Consultant
Part Time, Days / Evenings, Benefits-Eligible - 32 hours per pay, every other weekend & holiday
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The Lactation Consultant promotes, protects and supports breastfeeding while recognizing that breastfeeding is an individual decision.

Essential Functions:
  • Creates a milieu that promotes learning for staff and patients.
  • Conducts bedside lactation rounds.
  • Consults with mothers having breastfeeding problems.
  • Plans, teaches and conducts in-service education for maternity nursing staff.
  • Plans, organizes and delivers lactation management services to all breastfeeding inpatients.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to collect, organize and summarize data related to breastfeeding activities
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, organize, manage and develop lactation programs and ability to successfully assist mothers with breastfeeding skills required.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing and over 1 to 3 years of experience in maternal-child health nursing preferred, or Master's degree in Health and Wellness with a concentration in Lactation Consulting and over 1 to 3 years of experience in maternal-child health nursing preferred.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Lactation Consultant – IBCLC-certified, upon hire, required.
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