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.

 

Job Summary:

  • Provides lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding mothers and infants. Serves as a lactation-related clinical resource, educator, and mentor as needed.

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 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).

Education:

  • 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.

Compensation:

Pay rate varies dependent on credentials and experience but is very competitive and based on market rates

Annual continuing education

Flexible Schedule

 

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