RN Lactation Consultant

Kaleida Health

Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Buffalo, NY
Contract type: Part time
Kaleida Health
Children's Hospital

Part Time


Job Description

The Registered Nurse in the Obstetrical Department delivers direct patient care utilizing the Nursing Process to patients with obstetrical, and neonatal health needs. He or she collaborates with other health professionals in coordinating patient care and provides direction to other non-licensed personnel within the department. Is responsible for applying the nursing process in the care of the breastfeeding mother and infant, with a focus on clinical assessment and support of lactation needs, encouragement, education and consultation. The RN lactation consultant possesses professional knowledge of the breastfeeding process, antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum health care and psychosocial issues. Knowledge of premature infants and from newborns to toddlers. Possesses knowledge of the breastfeeding care and educational principles, practices, procedures and techniques required to assess learning needs, develop an educational plan, and teach/counsel staff, patients and family members and evaluate the effectiveness of the instruction

**Buffalo, NY**

Minimum or Preferred Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited program in nursing required and American Heart Association-Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire and must be maintained thereafter. Existing WCHOB RNs must acquire BLS certification as part of the training and orientation to OCH. 1 year of experience in RN position in Mother Baby, Lactation, NICU or Labor & Delivery within past 3 years required. Registered Nurse upon hire required. IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) is the first preference. If absent upon bidding, must be obtained within two years of hire/transfer effective 6/10/14 and remain current and active. If IBCLC is absent upon bidding, CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor) is the second preference. MBU and Lactation Consultant – American Academy of Pediatric NRP within one year and must maintain thereafter


10725 - OCH Lactation Consultation



Bi-Weekly Hours


Scheduled Work Hours

7p - 7:30a

Weekend/ Holiday Requirement

Weekend and/or Holiday Scheduling Required

Union Code

01 - SEIU 1199 CHOB RN


Breanna Dimitroff

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