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

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

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 ability to perform competencies as outlined in MBU Competency Assessment tools. Demonstrates age-specific care as established for area and job title.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English; excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviors. Completion of Lactation Consultant Course.

Required Certification/Registration: Current BLS for Health Care Provider. Completion of a Lactation Consultant Program.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: B.S. in related field preferred. Prefer IBCLC certification, and experience in labor & delivery, mother/baby couplet care and/or NICU.

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.