|Job Location:||Porterville, California - United States|
|Salary:||$50,000.00 - $70,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly|
|Employer Will Recruit From:||Nationwide|
*Shift: 3:00P - 11:30P
Under the direct supervision of the Unit Director and Clinical Manager, the Lactation Consultant provides Lactation Education and support to new mothers, infants and the community through Breastfeeding Classes, Daily Rounding and one-to-one Lactation Services. The Lactation Consultant develops and implements the Breastfeeding Program including Staff Education and Community Outreach and participates in Performance Improvement activities within the Department.
Under the general direction of the Unit Director and Clinical Manager, independently provides holistic, individualized care for patients routinely seen on the unit.
Must have and maintain current BLS card, required. Must have IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant).
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Should have a high school diploma. Must have one (1) year of experience in lactation consulting.
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours to include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
The employee shall work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines and the employee shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency. The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship. All such discrimination is unlawful.
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.
High School/Secondary School