PRN Lactation Consultant
Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: New Vienna
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Provides direct lactation care and instruction to breastfeeding
mothers and infants. Responsibilities:
Performs initial and on-going assessments of the mother/baby dyad
's lactation goals and issues.
Develops evidence-based feeding plans that address the mother and
infant's feeding issues.
Designs and implements patient education, staff development,
consultation, counseling, research, and community involvement, in a
variety of clinical settings.
Supports community outreach, education programs and activities.
Maintains knowledge of current lactation theories and research.
Other duties as assigned.
RN from an accredited registered nursing program.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
certification from the International Board of Lactation Consultant
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification within 6 months
Will consider candidates with Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC)
certification or equivalent upon hire, with successful completion
of IBCLC certification within 18 months of hire.
Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the
ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take
Ability to provide Inter-disciplinary collaboration and form plan
One year of hospital or community-based nursing experience working
with breastfeeding mothers and infants preferred.
Will consider candidates with two years of nursing experience in a
non-related field or two years of verified lay-experience (paid or
voluntary) working with breastfeeding mothers and infants in a
hospital-sponsored or community setting under the supervision of an
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) or
minimum two years of experience as certified health and wellness
Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of
force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or
more of the time) to move objects.
Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a
job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or
standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting
most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg
controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production
rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of
materials even though the weight of those materials is
Note: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production
rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is
physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force
exerted is negligible.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as
The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system
hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal
opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment
in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of
employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and
nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for
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Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions
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upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to
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Schedule: Part Time
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