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LACTATION CARE ASSOCIATE - LACTATION SERVICES Part-time

Company: Deaconess Women's Hospital
Location: Newburgh
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Women's Hospital is committed to recruiting and retaining top talent in a wide range of skills and occupations. We need exceptional people who share our passion for providing, family centered, high-quality care to fill clinical and non-clinical roles. We are currently seeking a part-time Lactation Care Associate to join our team of professionals in the Great Beginnings Lactation Shop. The Lactation Care Associate assists the Lactation Consultant with baby weight checks and answers basic lactation questions. This position is expected to work 12 hours a week.WHY WORK FOR THE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL?We offer a work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated. Examples include flexible work schedules for early risers, night owls, weekenders and everyone in between; an extensive benefits package with retirement savings, comprehensive health insurance and pet insurance; and the ability to "give back" by supporting programs and charities in our community. WHAT IS REQUIRED FOR LACTATION CARE ASSOCIATE CANDIDATES?The Lactation Care Associate will have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)CLC, CLS or CBS is required within 6 months of hiring WHAT ARE THE LACTATION CARE ASSOCIATE RESPONSIBLES?The Lactation Care Associate is responsible for entering information into the electronic medical record.. Follows appropriate infection prevention practices and bio hazard exposure plan.Assists with patient flow and tasks associated with weight checks and consultations, signing patients in and calling them when a room is open.Oversees weigh and stay support group, assisting with weight checks and answering basic lactation questions. Uses and RN Lactation Consultant as a resource as needed. Enters information into EPIC on infant weight checks.Assists the IBCLC in Great Beginnings with outpatient care by weighing baby and assisting the mother as needed.Assess the breastfeeding mother/baby dyad for breastfeeding effectiveness, including latch and milk transfer, and milk supply.Counsels and educates mothers regarding breastfeedingCoordinates care of mother/baby dyad consistently with IBCLC, making appropriate referral to IBCLC as needed.Maintains knowledge of current lactation information and products to better serve patients.Maintains knowledge of types of breast pumps, pump supplies and functions to assist patients with pumping needs.Receives and logs breast milk donations for The Milk Bank, assists with shipping breast milk to The Milk Bank.Attends all required training programs and can describe responsibilities related to general safety, unit safety and job related hazards.Demonstrates ability to operate cash register, opening and closing procedures, and breast pump rental.Maintains knowledge of products in Great Beginnings and assists customers as needed (including bra fittings).Demonstrates customer focused verbal and non-verbal behaviors and communication skills. PI187962976

Keywords: Deaconess Women's Hospital, Evansville , LACTATION CARE ASSOCIATE - LACTATION SERVICES Part-time, Other , Newburgh, Indiana

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