The RN, Lactation Consultant provides knowledge in the practice of lactation management. Diagnoses lactation problems, plans and implements intervention and evaluation outcomes. Conducts prenatal breastfeeding classes and evaluates educational outcomes. Provides consultation and outpatient care for families experiencing difficulty breastfeeding. Serves as a consultant for healthcare providers concerning lactation as it relates to patient's health problems.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Previous RN experience in Women's Services. Previous experience as a Lactation Consultant preferred.
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
Current Texas State RN license; CPR; NRP; IBCLC within 1 year of hire/transfer if previous Lactation Consulting experience and no experience within 2 ½ years based on IBCLC required worked hours.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.