About WakeMed: WakeMed Cary Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents of Cary, N.C., and the surrounding area. This full-service community hospital has 178 inpatient beds and is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system. The only hospital in western Wake County, Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: surgical services; Women's Pavilion & Birthplace; intensive care; general medical and surgical nursing care; telemetry monitoring unit; cardiac and vascular catheterization labs; centers for advanced gastrointestinal, chest pain and sleep; inpatient rehab and outpatient specialty rehab services; and outpatient ancillary services. Additionally, the hospital's 24-hour emergency department is backed by WakeMed Children's Hospital and Wake County's only Level I WakeMed Trauma Center in Raleigh.
Cary Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has received accreditation in Chest Pain from the American College of Cardiology. WakeMed Cary Hospital is accredited as a Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Position Information: The Lactation Consultant provides clinical care, support and education to breastfeeding mothers and their babies. The Lactation Consultant will also provide consultative support and education to nursing and medical staff and community breastfeeding support groups.
Experience Requirements: 2 Years Clinical - Breastfeeding Required - And Education - Teaching and Facilitation of Learning Required
Education Required: Graduate Nursing Required - Or College Courses Nursing Required - With Required Licensure/Certification - And Bachelor's Degree Nursing Preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Registered Nurse Required - And International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Required - Within 1 Year of Hire
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.