HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Lactation Consultant (Full-time) Methodist Stone Oak Hospital in San Antonio, Texas

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: RN Lactation Consultant (Full-time) Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

Requisition ID: 03132-84368