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Lactation Consultant
Part Time, Days / Evenings - 2 weekend shifts of 4 hours, 2 weekend shifts of 6 hours
Sellersville, PA 18960

For more than one hundred years, residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties have trusted Grand View Health with the well-being of their families, and we have been honored to serve our community.

We are an award-winning institution offering advanced medicine in multiple specialties, and our two Urgent Care Centers and six specialized outpatient centers augment our 168 licensed beds at our main campus and help bring convenient healthcare solutions to all the communities we serve.

Grand View Health is a member of the Penn Cancer Network, an affiliate of Penn Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery, and an affiliate of the Penn Trauma Network, partnered with Penn Medicine to provide advanced neurological services, including tele-stroke and tele-neurology care.

Responsibilities

The Lactation Consultant is responsible for providing safe, family-centered patient care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating lactation plans for the breastfeeding/chest-feeding dyad, as well as for the pumping parent. The Lactation Consultant is fully collaborative with the patient, patient's family and significant others. The Lactation Consultant promotes, protects and supports breastfeeding while recognizing that breastfeeding is an individual decision.

Schedule: Part-time, two weekend shifts of 4 hours, 2 weekend shifts of 6 hours
 

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 & Wellness with a concentration in lactation consulting and over 1 to 3 years of experience in maternal-child health nursing preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated written communication skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, organize, manage and develop lactation programs and ability to successfully assist mothers with breastfeeding skills required.

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