Baystate Health Lactation Consultant     Full Time Days in Springfield, Massachusetts

Lactation Consultant Full Time Days

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Job ID

76212

Location

Springfield, Massachusetts

Regular/Temporary

Regular

You will be responsible for:

  • The provision of nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with current BH Standards of Care.

  • Administering and monitoring patient response to therapeutic interventions.

  • Demonstrating knowledge and application of the nursing process as it relates to patients and families.

  • Collaborating with health team members, patients/families in the provision of care.

  • Delegating and providing direct supervision to other health team members as appropriate in the implementation of the patient care plan.

  • Acting as an advocate for patients/families/significant others.

  • Practicing within accepted ethical and legal parameters of nursing.

What will you need?

  • Successfully passed Board of Registration in Nursing Examination and is licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • Current Health Care Provider CPR certification required.

  • Experience: Minimum 3 to 5 years RN experience working with mothers and infants required.

  • 1 to 3 years Lactation Consultant experience preferred.

  • IBCLC Certification preferred

  • Education: ADN required, BSN preferred

  • Strong assessment skills, able to develop, implement and evaluate breastfeeding plans.

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.