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University of Rochester UR Breastfeeding & Lactation Medicine Practice - Nurse Lactation Consultants (CLC or IBCLC) - Inpatient - Level II - 235305 in Rochester, New York

UR Breastfeeding & Lactation Medicine Practice - Nurse Lactation Consultants (CLC or IBCLC) - Inpatient - Level II Job ID 235305

Location OB/GYN Nursing Full/Part Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Schedule

FT (36 hours)/PT position including some weekend and holiday commitment.


A great opportunity to build a team for parents in our community with complex breastfeeding needs!

Flexibility is a must in a fast-paced and evolving program! In the inpatient setting, the CLC/IBCLC will work as a team with a Breastfeeding Medicine provider and Medical care teams, seeing parents and babies that may require high levels of care, e.g. healthy newborns, babies with prematurity, failure to thrive, mothers with low milk supply, infections, complex medication regimens and surgeries, etc. In the inpatient setting, the CLC/IBCLC works independently within a team to support breastfeeding starts, challenges, and meet the needs of feeding plans for at-risk or high risk neonates. Promotion of breastfeeding and supporting staff through education and empowerment are also critical pieces of this position. Ideal candidates should have a strong background in lactation care for complex maternal-infant dyads, an understanding of medical concerns in breastfeeding, as well as being detail-oriented, reliable, and competent and facile with electronic documentation tools. The CLC/IBCLC is expected to be an excellent communicator with patients and families, and provide timely feedback and follow up planning to Pediatric and Obstetrical services. The CLC/IBCLC will also have the opportunity to serve as a resource to other members of the team including learners and observers. CLC or IBCLC and RN degree required.


Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing. Applicants will have a minimum of 6-12 months of RN experience. This position assumes the charge nurse role, actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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