Breastfeeding Success is seeking a current IBCLC with interest in working with a dynamic and experienced team in the hospital and outpatient setting.
The optimal candidate will have flexibility to work at multiple sites across the Austin Area and ability to work in a fast paced environment while delivering evidence based and compassionate care. Candidates with weekend availability preferred. This position is for a part time position with a regular schedule and opportunity to pick up additional hours if available. IBCLCs with additional credentials such as RN, FNP, or NNP encouraged to apply.
- Provides lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding mothers and infants. Serves as a lactation-related clinical resource, educator, and mentor as needed.
- 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 a stressful environment.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Minimum Qualifications Licensure / Certification / Registration:
- Required Credential(s):
- Certified Basic BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
- Certification specializing in Lactation credentialed from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE).
- HS or Equivalent.
HS or Equivalent is required upon hire or job transfer date. and One (1) year of perinatal related experience or experience with providing lactation support in a clinic or hospital setting is preferred. Provides direct lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding mothers and infants. Serves as a lactation-related clinical resource, educator, and mentor.
Pay rate varies dependent on credentials and experience but is very competitive and based on market rates
Annual continuing education