HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Lactation Consultant in San Antonio, Texas

  • Methodist Stone Oak *
  • Lactation Consultant *
  • Full Time (FT) *

    Opening in March 2009, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital continues to grow and build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. Ours is a beautiful, streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available and staffed by people who genuinely care for the well-being of others. The hospital’s services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, neurosurgery and orthopedics. In November 2017 the hospital expanded by more than 100,000 square feet and 102 beds bringing our total number of licensed beds to over 210.

    Methodist Stone Oak Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. The hospital 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. We have 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 Stone Oak is 1 of only 102 hospitals to receive Medicare.gov’s 5-star rating out of thousands of hospitals. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.sahealth.com/ and select Methodist Stone Oak Hospital under Locations.

    Conducts breastfeeding assessments either in person or over the phone; counsels and provides clients with solutions to problems such as insufficient weight gain, cleft palate and prematurity in infants and mastitis in nursing mothers; provides clients of the Women, Infants, and Children program (WIC) with up-to-date information regarding breastfeeding; and performs related duties as required.

Conducts breastfeeding assessments either in person or over the phone; counsels and provides clients with solutions to problems such as insufficient weight gain, cleft palate and prematurity in infants and mastitis in nursing mothers; provides clients of the Women, Infants, and Children program (WIC) with up-to-date information regarding breastfeeding; and performs related duties as required.

  1. Displays effective communication and counseling skills in both English and Spanish.

  2. Provides individualized breastfeeding care with an emphasis on the mother’s ability to make informed decisions.

  3. Possesses ability to use adult education principles to provide instruction to the mother that will meet her needs.

  4. Ability to select appropriate written information and other teaching aides when working with mothers.

  5. Possesses the ability to accurately provide history and assessment documentation.

  6. Identifies and communicates correct latch-on (attachment) to nursing mothers.

  7. Possesses ability to identify breast abnormalities.

  8. Demonstrates support for continuation of breastfeeding when mother is separated from her baby.

  9. Shows a broad knowledge on breast feeding related equipment and demonstrates appropriate use and understanding of potential disadvantages and/or risk.

    · High School Diploma /GED preferred

· BCLS required

· International Board Certified Lactation Consultant certification (IBCLC) required

Job: *Education Training & Professional Development

Title: Lactation Consultant

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

Requisition ID: 03132-84368