Certified Lactation Consultant - OB/GYN Lactation Center - Per Diem - 12Hr Nights
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Temporary/Per diem
Internal Number: HRC0675353
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The Lactation Consultant is a proficient clinician who provides care in a skilled and effective manner. Utilizing appropriate decision making skills and exhibiting competence in the clinical, cognitive and interpersonal skills required to independently and safely manage the routine breastfeeding care of the patient. The Lactation Consultant establishes a plan of care, sets goals, determines priorities, and evaluates outcomes within established standards of practice.
The Lactation Consultant's scope of responsibility, duties and accountability at the department and position levels will include knowledge and practice that is in accordance with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners' Code of Ethics, the International Lactation Consultant Associations' Standards of Practice, The Joint Commission standards and other regulatory requirements.
High School Diploma/GED (Bachelor's Degree preferred).
One (1) year of Lactation consulting experience (hospital setting preferred).
Registered Lactation Consultant by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE).
Valid Basic Life Support Certification by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.
Working Title: Certified Lactation Consultant - OB/GYN Lactation Center - Per Diem - 12Hr Nights
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.