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LACTATION CONSULTANT

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Laredo
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesJOB SUMMARY:The person in this position is responsible for the coordination of activities that will promote, support, and educate new and expectant parents, Doctors Hospital of Laredo employees and the community about breastfeeding.They will actively participate in the patient education program for DHL Women's Center.JOB FUNCTIONS:Planning, teaching and evaluating breastfeeding classes for both expectant mothers and their families as well as for the staff at DHL and the communityPerforms bedside rounds daily for lactating mothers.Provides expertise in the lactation process to others having problems and /or complications.Participates in the communication and consultation regarding lactation and patient education within the DHL Women's Center.Actively participates and directs quality programs as needed.QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Registered Nurse, graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, BSN preferred, licensed to practice in the State of Texas. Current certification as Lactation Counselor required, Consultant certification preferred.Good organization skills.BLS and NRP certified.Excellent oral and written communication skillsMust have the ability to come in if needed after hours or on weekends and be available by phone for consultatiComputer proficiency to include Windows based programs, Lotus notes, Powerpoint, word processing, spreadsheets and database.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Laredo , LACTATION CONSULTANT, Professions , Laredo, Texas

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