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Lactation Consultant

Job ID 84783 Date posted 12/08/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • City: Chula Vista
  • Department: Lactation
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Part-Time
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • FTE: 0.8
  • Shift Start: 3 PM
  • Shift End Time: 11:30 PM

Location

This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County

 

Hours

3:00pm-11:30pm

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Current NRP certification
  • Completion of an approved lactation course of study that prepares applicant to take the IBCLC exam
  • IBCLC within one to two (1-2) years of lactation consultant hire date or maintenance of IBCLC
  • Recent three (3) years of experience in counseling breastfeeding mothers in the hospital post-partum unit or in the NICU setting
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Advanced computer and charting skills

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

 


Summary

The Lactation Conusultant position providea breastfeeding support to patients in the Women’s and Infants Services unit.

The Women’s and Infant Services at Sharp Chula Vista Medical delivers 250-300 infants/month.  The Labor and Delivery department is comprised of an 8-bed triage, 10-bed LDR suite, 19-bed Post-Partum unit, 2 OR suites, 3-bed PAU and a 9-bed Level II NICU.

As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.

As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.

Sharp Chula Vista recently more than doubled the size of its Emergency Department and opened the new Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, a unique healing environment with the most advanced medical technology available for cancer.

Essential Physical Requirements May Include

Sitting

Walking

Standing

Twisting (trunk)

Twisting (neck)

Bending (waist)

Flexing/extending (neck)

Gripping/grasping

Fine manipulation/pinching

Reaching below shoulder level

Reaching above shoulder level

Kneeling

Squatting

Bed mobilization (scooting/rolling)

Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)

Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer

Lift up to 50 pounds

Push/pull over 100 pounds

Carry up to 25 pounds

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Clinical Nurse, Lactation, RN

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