Certified Lactation RN

Brooklyn, NY
Maternal / Child
Contract Type
Full Time

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.


NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

  NYU Lutheran Medical Center is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Lutheran Medical Center .
Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Certified Lactation RN.

In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary: The Certified Lactation RN is a member of the health care team who is knowledgeable, skilled and experienced in lactation and breastfeeding management and whose primary focus is the provision of education, assistance and support to breastfeeding women and children.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs a complete assessment of the breastfeeding mother and infant.
  • Analyzes assessment information to identify concerns and/ or problems experienced by the mother and infant.
  • Implements a plan of care for the breastfeeding mother and infant.
  • Considers the needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and cultures.
  • Manages the Breast Pump Rental and Supply Program.
  • Promotes own professional growth and development.
  • Serves as a support and resource of the education of other health professionals.
  • Educates parents on all aspects of infant feeding.
  • Assures compliance with standards and regulations promulgated by all applicable agencies
  • Participates as a member of the Women and Children Services Quality and Performance Improvement Councils.
  • Applies research findings that support lactating mothers and/or their breastfeeding babies.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must be a graduate of an Accredited Nursing Program- BSN preferred
NY State RN License
Current Certification by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (I.B.L.C.E.) required
Lactation Consultant Course preferred
Minimum of 3 years Certified Lactation RN experience required
BLS required

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Lutheran Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Lutheran Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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