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Methodist Hospital Stone Oak

Lactation Consultant

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Nights (rotating weekends) 
Category: Education Training and Professional Development • Job ID: 03132-113664

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SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


 Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
Lactation Consultant
Woman’s Place Services
Full Time – 7:00pm to 7:00am – Non-Exempt
 
 

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Woman’s Place department. Submit your application today!

 

Benefits:
 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, student loan repayment, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

Seeking an Lactation Consultant to join our team who provides education, assistance and support to breastfeeding mothers and their infants to attain a successful breastfeeding relationship.

 
The Lactation Consultant:
 
  • Evaluates breastfeeding process with mother/infant dyad, develops and implements a feeding plan based on the individual needs and goals of the breastfeeding mother/infant including evaluation of outcomes and appropriate follow-up.
  • Provides inpatient and outpatient consultations, support, counseling and educational classes for families experiencing routine and/or complex issues associated with lactation and breastfeeding.
  • Serves as consultant/resource for physicians and other healthcare providers concerning lactation issues to achieve optimal patient care breastfeeding outcomes.
  • Provides in-services on current evidence-based breastfeeding issues to others on the healthcare team and shares information from current breastfeeding reference materials.
  • Presents current evidence-based information on breastfeeding issues to empower women to make 
    informed decisions, learn the skills to successfully initiate and maintain lactation and to overcome breastfeeding challenges, thus enhancing maternal role satisfaction.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative working relationships with patients, staff, physicians and community services supportive of breastfeeding families.
  • Communicates effectively with the breastfeeding mother and significant others using age and audience appropriate language/teaching materials

 

 

 

Qualifications

Completion of approved Lactation Training Course is required upon hire. The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification is required within two (2) years of hire date. Demonstrated knowledge of: breast anatomy, physiology of lactation, benefits of breastfeeding and human milk, basic management and techniques such as positioning, achieving latch-on, and evaluating intake, prevention and management of simple and complex breastfeeding problems, correct usage of breastfeeding equipment and support products, management of special situations, nutritional guidelines, effects of medications and medical conditions in relationship to breastfeeding, and resources for breastfeeding support is required.
 

 

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak continues to grow and build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. It is a streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available. With over 240 beds, services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and acute rehab services.

 

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. The stroke rehabilitation program has received the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Stroke Rehabilitation. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak belongs to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery and has become a leader in robotic surgeries with a highly experienced team of surgeons offering this minimally invasive option to patients. Surgeons from around the country come to train under the facility’s world class team. The hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A and by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. It also been recognized as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® and by Medicare.gov as #1 in San Antonio and #6 in the entire nation. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is 1 of only 102 hospitals to receive Medicare.gov’s 5-star rating. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Stone Oak under Locations.

 

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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