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Breastfeeding Center of Spartanburg Lactation Consultant

Company: Breastfeeding Center
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Breastfeeding Center of Spartanburg Lactation Consultant Thursday, July 6, 2023 Job Title: Lactation Consultant Weekly Hours: Part-Time (20+hours) Location: Spartanburg Position Overview : Maintain "Parkside Way" while providing breastfeeding and human lactation support including assessing the latching and feeding process, providing corrective interventions, counseling mothers, understanding and applying knowledge of milk production including in special circumstances and other commonly encountered situations while working together as a team with fellow lactation counselors/consultants. Responsibilities :

  • Provide clinical care as an IBCLC by providing anticipatory guidance to promote optimal breastfeeding practices and minimize the potential for breastfeeding problems or complications. Document all care and assessments. 40%
    • Provide positive feedback and emotional support dyads for continued breastfeeding, and share current evidence-based information and clinical skills in collaboration with other health care professionals. Document all support given. 40%
      • Provide continuing care and support to patients that reach out for support via warm line. Document advice and support given. 15%
        • Collaborate with team to achieve goals of Breastfeeding Center. (BHAG's) 5% Required Education & Certifications :
          • Healthcare certification such as MA, RT, CNA, or LPN/RN(preferred)
          • Current IBCLC certification or be currently seeking certification
          • One year experience working in an outpatient / physician office setting and/or Lactation services within any medical facility
          • Must obtain IBCLC within 1 year of starting position, current IBCLC preferred Work environment and Physical Demands : Requires sitting, standing, and walking associated with a normal physician office environment. Person may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, infectious diseases, blood/bodily fluids, and disease-bearing specimens. This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, skills and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Keywords: Breastfeeding Center, Spartanburg , Breastfeeding Center of Spartanburg Lactation Consultant, Professions , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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