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Lactation Consultant - Hamot Full-time

  • Job ID: 992590616
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Hamot
  • Department: 21411 HAMOT Mother_Baby Unit (L4MB)
  • Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.31 to $36.89 / hour

Description

The Magee Women's UPMC Hamot Mom/Baby Unit is looking for a Full-time Lactation Consultant to join the team! 

Purpose:
Provides optimal breastfeeding management.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct clinical lactation rounds assessing patients' status and problems, and develop individualized care plans.
  • Conduct clinical training of professional, nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Participate in discharge planning by identifying post-discharge needs and providing breastfeeding instruction; providing information on the safe use of medication with breastfeeding and breastfeeding aids as well as on community support groups and services.
  • Assist in marketing lactation program to the community, establishing preceptorships and conducting informational seminars.
  • Maintain accurate and legible patient care records and develop reports.
  • Design and update staff instruction manual, review current and planned educational materials, policies and procedures.
  • Act as a lactation consultant and referral resource for other health team members, patients, and their families.
  • Assist in employee preparation for lactation consultant certification examination.
  • Follow the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.

 

Qualifications

  • Analytical ability and independent judgment; interpersonal skills; organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Clinical lactation management skills including psycho-motor skills necessary to use appropriate breastfeeding aids and teaching skills to provide related in-services.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Board Certified Lactation Consultant

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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