Lactation Consultant

Womens & Childrens Admin - 206191 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time


Description

  • Entity:
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

Lactation Consultant is a professional health care provider who has the knowledge and communication skills necessary to assist mothers choosing to breastfeed their babies.

What You Will Bring:

Education

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing BSN preferred

Experience
Breastfeeding experience/nursing experience (or L and D/PP)

Certification & Licensures
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
Current RN license in the State of Virginia IBCLC required within two years of hire Current BCLS certification

Qualifications
Attends yearly in-service programs Knowledgeable in the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development Competent to provide assessment, care and treatment appropriate to the age group of patients served

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check
Central Registry

FLSA Classification
Non-exempt

Grade
135

Physical Demands
9 A Educators