Lactation Specialist

The Judge Group
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Jul 10, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
For Profit
Location: Allentown, PA
Description: Looking for a RN or LPN who has a passion for OBGYN, Breastfeeding and an understanding of latching. This candidate must be willing work independently and comfortable taking initiative when managing the program by themselves.

Shift: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
  • Functions as a member of the practice clinical care delivery team to provide selected clinical care to patients in the direction of an RN, or provider.
  • Focuses on the needs and concerns of the breastfeeding mother and infant(s). Advocates for the breastfeeding family in preventing, recognizing, and resolving breastfeeding difficulties while promoting improved breastfeeding outcomes.
  • Participates in the coordination of lactation follow-up office visits and education
  • Functions as a member of the care delivery team to assist the provider and nurse as needed and directed.
  • Acts as a resource to clinical staff for breastfeeding issues. Identifies actual or potential patient risks and communicates those risks to the licensed nurse or provider upon recognition.
  • Completes vital signs on patients after completing the vital sign competency assessment.
  • Gives phone advice and administers selected medications to patients after completion of required education and mentoring.
  • Plans, implements, evaluates, and educates all levels of office personnel within pediatric specialty on lactation updates.
  • Provides direct and indirect care for designated patients as appropriate and as assigned.
  • Serves as a clinical expert and consultant in the care of the breastfeeding family.
  • Records information in the patient's medical record, billing and other systems in a timely manner using approved formats.
  • Communicates and documents consultations.
  • Coordinates scheduling of diagnostic test(s), as assigned.
  • Valid LPN or RN license in the state of PA.
  • Minimum 3 years Work in an office based medical practice.
  • Demonstrates respect for the right of patients and their families.
  • Background of consultation, advanced knowledge in the care and education of breastfeeding
  • Knowledge of breastfeeding learning principles.
  • Competency in managed care process and understanding of referrals, prior authorizations, and insurer requirements.
  • BLS - Basic Life Support - (Upon Hire)
  • IBCLC - International Board Certified Lactation Consultant - (Upon Hire)

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