PD-Lactation Specialist

Brooklyn, NY
Jun 23, 2020
Jul 23, 2020
Maternal / Child
Contract Type
Full Time
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a PD-Lactation Specialist.

In this role, the successful candidate In this role, the successful candidate will be an expert member of the perinatal health care team who is knowledgeable, skilled and experienced in lactation and breastfeeding management. Provides education, assistance and support to breastfeeding women and infants in accordance to breastfeeding regulatory/professional standards and public health initiatives.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs a complete evaluation of the breastfeeding mother and infants ability to latch
  • Analyzes information to identify any concerns and/or problems experienced by the mother and infant.
  • Educates parents on all aspects of infant feeding
  • Collaborates with the health care team to implement a plan of care for the breastfeeding mother and infant.
    Documents in Epic all lactation consults using lactation documentation
    Considers the needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and cultures
    Serves as a support and resource for the education Womens and Children staff and other health professionals.
    Works collaboratively with outpatient services to support and educate expectant and new mothers
    Provides orientation and ongoing staff development programs related to breastfeeding.
    Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into performance responsibilities.
    Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
    Promotes own professional growth and development

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a To qualify you must have a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree.
Current Certification by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (I.B.L.C.E.).
Minimum of two years lactation consultant experience.
Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills and creative problem solving ability.
Weekends and Evenings preferred.

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

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn 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 Langone Hospital-Brooklyn 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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