Lactation Consultant - IBCLC - Per Diem Days

Location
New York, NY, 10065
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10/2/2017
Closes
11/1/2017
Specialty
Maternal / Child
Contract Type
Freelance
Hours
Per Diem
 
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Lactation Consultant - IBCLC - Per Diem Days

At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Women's Health nurses have created a supportive, compassionate environment for all phases of ante- through post-partum care. With over 12,000 births annually, we're the experienced and caring team families count on for successful outcomes. Mothers and babies start their journey here with expert nurses at their side and the finest resources at their command.

From obstetrics and gynecology to ante- and postpartum care, our nurses specialize in a myriad of Women's Health areas. We house one of few facilities in the region equipped to help high acuity mothers AND babies on-site. Our Center for Reproductive Medicine has success rates among the world's highest. We're home to New York's first Center for Endometriosis Treatment and Research, and many more progressive initiatives. Our hospital is a premier destination for women's health care and an unmatched opportunity for top-talented nurses. With record high patient AND employee satisfaction scores, we're offering an incredible culture of respect and nurse autonomy.

The Lactation Consultant is responsible for the direct provision of effective and comprehensive nursing care to patients and their significant others. Facilitates professional nursing practice by virtue of his/her clinical expertise and teaching abilities and acts as a preceptor for new staff and students by providing them with a professional role model. Lactation Specialist will educate staff and patients and will support QA and QI initiatives.

This is a per-diem, day shift position at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Experience as a Lactation Consultant
  • Excellent communication skills, leadership, and teaching potential
Required Criteria:

  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Current New York State License as a Registered Nurse (or willingness to obtain)
  • IBCLC Certification
  • Minimum of one year acute care RN experience in women's health or NICU is required, including lactation experience
  • BCLS certification
Step into a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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