Part Time, Days / Evenings - 2 weekend shifts of 4 hours, 2 weekend shifts of 6 hours
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.
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
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
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.
Lactation Consultant – IBCLC-certified, upon hire, required.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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