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Lactation Consultant (Per Diem)-Non RN- Lactation Services

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Job ID: 20595
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

Lactation Services is seeking a Per Diem Certified Lactation Consultant. IBCLC is REQUIRED. This is not a nursing IBCLC position.

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Provides clinical assessment, care, support and education to breastfeeding mothers within both the inpatient and outpatient setting, and collaborate with nursing and medical staff regarding the care of the breastfeeding mother and baby.


Responsibilities:
1. Assesses the adequacy of breastfeeding and provides interventions and education as necessary for correction and/or prevention of feeding problems for breastfeeding babies and mothers.
2. Assists mothers of infants who cannot breastfeed to establish and maintain a milk supply and store their milk appropriately.
3. Collaborates with the infant's or mother's primary care provider and hospital or clinic staff as needed to implement feeding interventions to meet the infant's and/or mother's medical needs.
4. Provides education and training regarding breastfeeding to patients, hospital staff and regional areas.
5. Provides post discharge support of breastfeeding for patients through telephone consultation, clinical visits, and consultation with the primary care provider of the mother or infant.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Associate's degree in Nursing, Public Health, Education or related field.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Certified Lactation Consultant by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLE).
● BLS certification as of date of hire.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● If Associate's degree, Six (6) months of experience in breastfeeding and lactation support is required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Lactation Services 

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 6.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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