Provides professional leadership and advanced knowledge in the practice of lactation management. Assesses patientï¿½s needs, diagnoses lactation problems, plans and implements intervention, and evaluates outcomes.
Conducts prenatal breastfeeding classes and evaluates educational outcomes.
Provides outpatient care, consultation and home visits for families experiencing breastfeeding difficulties.
Serves as consultant for physicians and other healthcare providers concerning lactation as it relates to patientï¿½s health problems.
Required: Academic degree in nursing or food and nutrition Preferred: Bachelors in nursing or food and nutrition.
Required: Experience working with Mother Baby couplets in low and high risk situations.
Required: Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession (such as Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian) as required by law, regulation in state of practice or policy. Must be certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). CPR. NRP.
Job: Obstetric/Women Wing/Labor & Delivery
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Walker Baptist Med Ctr
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905029375
About Walker Baptist Med Ctr
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.