Provides 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: Graduate from an academic program in human lactation and breastfeeding that includes both the didactic and clinical instruction.
Required: Experience working with Mother Baby couplets in low and high risk situations.
Required: Must be certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). BLS and NRP.
Job: Educators/Specialists/Advanced Practice
Primary Location: Brownsville, Texas
Facility: Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005039159
About Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.