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Lactation Consultant OB/GYN Lact Ctr 10hrs shifts, 4-10 hour days a week, including weekends, 7:00am - 5:30pm.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006
**Make a difference every single day** When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and its just one of the many reasons weve achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, youll have everything you need to do something incrediblefor yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of Americas Best Hospitals. **Our lactation program** Breastfeeding gives your baby the best possible nutritional start, but new moms often have questions and concerns about it. The Cedars-Sinai Lactation Program and breastfeeding resources can help any mom be more confident and overcome nursing problems, even if youve had difficulty before. Join our team of Lactation Consultants. In this exciting job opportunity you will be working 10hrs shifts, 4-10 hour days a week, including weekends, 7:00am - 5:30pm. **Summary of Essential Duties:** Under the supervision of the Supervisor for Lactation Services, the Lactation Consultant is responsible for providing breastfeeding education, instruction, and hands-on assistance as needed to all patients in the Medical Center who elect to breastfeed. This care shall be provided in accordance with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners' Code of Ethics and the International Lactation Consultant Associations' Standards of Practice. The Lactation Consultant is a competent clinician who provides care in a skilled and effective manner. Utilizing appropriate decision making skills and exhibiting competence in the clinical, cognitive and interpersonal skills required to independently and safely manage the routine breastfeeding care of the patient. The Lactation Consultant establishes a plan of care, sets goals, determines priorities, and evaluates outcomes within established standards of practice. **Educational Requirements:** + Bachelors degree in healthcare preferred. **License/Certification Requirements:** + The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification. + American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification. **Experience:** + Minimum of 2 years experience as an IBLCE Lactation Consultant. Experience in a hospital setting preferred. + Experience in an allied health care field preferred. + Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. + Ability to interact well with clients and staff of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. + Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, clinical competency, and the technical skills needed to care for breastfeeding patients. Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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Posted: 2020-02-07 Expires: 2020-03-08

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Lactation Consultant OB/GYN Lact Ctr 10hrs shifts, 4-10 hour days a week, including weekends, 7:00am - 5:30pm.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006

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