The Lactation Consultant provides safe, family centered patient care by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating lactation plans for the mother-infant breastfeeding dyad within an inpatient and outpatient setting. The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) collaborates with the mother, significant others, and interdisciplinary health care team while acting as a coach, consultant, teacher and lactation expert. Lactation Consultant will demonstrate specialized knowledge and clinical expertise in breastfeeding based on evidence-based practices. As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the Lactation Consultant functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and adhere to El Camino's policies, procedures, and guidelines of care while meeting the feeding goals of the parents.
1. Registered Nurse with minimum five (5) years clinical experience
2. Minimum three (3) years working in maternal/child acute care setting preferred.
3. Bachelor's Degree, preferred.
4. Demonstrates some experience in teaching in a clinical or community health care setting.
1. Current California RN License.
2. International Certified Lactation Consultant.
This position will be required, as needed, to accept work assignments across departments or El Camino campuses (Mountain View and Los Gatos) or locations within a 15-mile radius, subject to the terms and conditions of the PRN MOU.
Per Diem Level I (PD-I) will be required to work thirty-two (32) hours (including two (2) weekend shifts) during every four (4)-week schedule, except for approved waivers: will also be required to work at least one (1) of the following holidays each Per Diem Year: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or New Year's holiday.