LACTATION CONSULTANT - Maternal Child Health in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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    435 H Street
    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Provides direct patient care within the scope of his/her practice. Patient care includes assessment, planning and implementing a plan of care, and evaluating patients' progress toward expected outcomes. The RN takes primary responsibility for supporting the lactation needs of the patient. Works collaboratively with the other members of the patients' care team to ensure optimal patient care. Demonstrates age-specific care as established for area and job title.
This is an 8 hour, full-time, day shift position (1.0 FTE – 80 hours per pay period).

Job Requirements

Experience/Specialized Skills:  One year RN experience preferred. Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English; excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviors.  Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Required Certification/Registration:  Current CA RN license; current BLS for Health Care Provider and NRP certifications. Completion of a Lactation Consultant Program

Required Education/Course(s)/Training: B.S. in Nursing or related field preferred. Prefer IBCLC certification, and experience in labor & delivery, mother/baby couplet care and/or NICU. Completion of Lactation Consultant Course.


Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.