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Lactation Consultant

Req # 34901 Job Location Los Angeles, California - US

Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.

It’s Work That Matters.

The Lactation Consultant will be responsible for the overall coordination, planning and management of patient, family and staff education related to breastfeeding for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. 

Minimum Experience: Bachelors degree in Nutrition, Nursing, Occupational or Speech and Language related studies.

Minimum Experience: Combined 3 years experience as a licensed/registered professional and/or Lactation Consultant in pediatric acute care setting.

License, Registration or Certification Required: Registered Dietitian, Registered Nurse, Registered/licensed Occupational Therapist or Speech and Language Therapist (at least one is highly preferred) and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) (Required).

Skills Required: Basic knowledge of patient care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Ability to maintain a calm demeanor and assist in urgent/emergent situations as necessary; prioritize patient care tasks; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing.
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