Lactation Consultant - Parkview Regional Medical Center

Parkview Health - Fort Wayne, IN3.7

Part-time
  • This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus and relocation assistance*
Summary

Responsible for promoting and supporting successful breastfeeding for patients. Assures delivery of quality care to breastfeeding mothers with incorporating evidence based practices to promote breastfeeding success and help mothers to achieve personal goals.

Promotes breastfeeding through inpatient visits, community outreach efforts, and support groups.

Education

Effective 04/19/15, must be a graduate of an accredited ASN or BSN program. Nurses with ASN, hired/rehired or transferred from a non-nursing position on or after April 19, 2015 must obtain BSN from an accredited program within five years of employment or will not be eligible to continue nursing employment with Parkview. Effective 12/1/17, must be a graduate of an accredited ASN or BSN program. Nurses with ASN, hired/rehired or transferred from a non-nursing position on or after 12/1/17 must obtain BSN from an accredited program within three years of employment or will not be eligible to continue nursing employment with Parkview. Acceptable accrediting agencies are Commission on Collegiate Education in Nursing (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA).

Licensure/Certification

RN License by the State of Board of Nursing. Must obtain Lactation Counselor certification within one year of hire; and obtain Lactation Consultant certification within two years of hire. Current CPR certification. For Lagrange only, must have a valid driver's license and proof of car insurance.

Experience

Demonstrates experience in customer service, establishing priorities, and working independently.

Other Qualifications

Must have good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.