Providence Health & Services Lactation Consultant in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Lactation Consultant (Lactation Clinic, Variable Shift, 0.6 FTE - Part Time) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

This is a part time position with variable shift.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate effective, accurate clinical judgment when assessing the breastfeeding couplet's need for lactation support.

  • Provide counseling and education individually tailored to the client's specific condition.

  • Be responsible for collaborative care planning and implementation with all members of the healthcare team.

  • Be responsible for communication of lactation management recommendations to all members of the healthcare team.

  • Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs and issues of clients.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) licensure

  • Current certification as a Registered Lactation Consultant through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)

  • 2 years experience as lactation support provider

  • Knowledge of community resources related to lactation services and programs

  • Able to read, write and speak English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a health care related discipline

  • Experience in inpatient and outpatient settings

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 191854