Lactation Consultant PRN in Gallatin, TN at Sumner Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

HighPoint - Sumner Regional Medical Center

Develops and provides lactation services program development and provides direct patient care

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Bachelor’s degree in health related field - Required. Related experience can substituted for education requirement. Additional coursework in prenatal education or certification as a Childbirth Educator preferred. 
 

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. 
 

Required Skills
Certifications:
BLS certification from approved American Heart Association training center required to be current upon hire. NRP certification from approved American Heart Association training center must be obtained within 6 months of employment. Current licensure by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as RN preferred. 
 

Minimum Work Experience
Experience with inpatient lactation programs and/or knowledge of the types of clinical breastfeeding issues seen during the early postpartum days - Required. 
 

Required Licenses
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) - Required
State of Tennessee or Multi-State RN licensure - Preferred
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