Hiring IBCLC in the Austin Area

Breastfeeding Success, a woman/IBCLC -led company and passionate team of change-makers, is seeking a dynamic and committed Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)  to provide non-judgmental, evidence-based lactation support to families in the hospital and outpatient setting. 
Positions available in the Austin, Round Rock, & Kyle
Job Summary
In this role, you will offer crucial lactation care and guidance to breastfeeding parents and infants, acting as a clinical resource, educator, and mentor within our organization. This position calls for a professional able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while delivering evidence-based and compassionate care. 
The optimal candidate will have flexibility to work at multiple sites and willingness to cross train or specialize in NICU, Perinatal, or Outpatient setting.  
Responsibilities:
  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patients’ lactation goals and issues. Instructs and demonstrates proper techniques and promotes the importance of breastfeeding.
  • Identifies the need for standard patient teaching plans and assists with their development.
  • Acts as a liaison to staff and physicians when addressing needs associated with breastfeeding.
  • Contributes to the development of data tools to monitor and improve outcomes.
  • Protects, promotes and supports human milk use based on evidence based information within the facility and in the community.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities, including data collection and assessment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Complexity of Work:
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in collaborative environment as part of the care team.  
Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • IBCLC certification from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) within 6 months of hire.
  • One (1) year of perinatal related experience or experience with providing lactation support in a clinic or hospital setting is preferred. 
Benefits: 
  • Paid time off for both part-time and full-time team members 
  • 100% employer sponsored health, vision, and dental insurance for full-time team members
  • Annual continuing education
  • Up to 3% match to employee retirement contribution