University of Rochester UR Breastfeeding Medicine Practice - Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) - Outpatient - Level II - 223371 in Rochester, New York
UR Breastfeeding Medicine Practice - Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) - Outpatient - Level II
PT position available (24 hours), including some weekend and holiday commitment.
A great opportunity to build a team for mothers in our community with complex breastfeeding needs! Flexibility a must in a fast-paced and evolving program! In the outpatient setting, the CLC will work closely as a team with a Breastfeeding Medicine provider, seeing patients with complex breastfeeding issues that require high levels of care, e.g. babies with prematurity, failure to thrive, mothers with low milk supply, infections, complex medication regimens and surgeries, etc. In the inpatient setting, the CLC 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 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 will also have the opportunity to serve as a resource to other members of the team including learners and observers. 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 NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. 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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