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Lactation Consultant RN – Pediatrics
Full-Time - Largo, Maryland – Job #680496
Full Time – Largo, Maryland – Job #743603
In this role, you will coordinate and monitor the care of newborns and provide lactation support to new mothers in the postpartum period. You will also facilitate prenatal classes for newborn care and breastfeeding.
At least two years of nursing experience within the last sixty months with one year in either a pediatric or OB-GYN setting
Experience with Breastfeeding support groups
A graduate of an accredited nursing program
A high school diploma or GED; a BSN is preferred
A current RN license in Maryland (or compact state) and District of Columbia. RN License required in jurisdiction of primary work location at hire and application for RN License in the second jurisdiction must be submitted within two weeks of hire and RN License in the second jurisdiction must be granted within six months from hire
A current certification from International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants
A current BLS from the American Heart Association
The ability to pass a standard medication and IV administration test
Strong newborn assessment skills preferred
Proficient in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs
The ability to work independently and to be part of an interdisciplinary team
Bilingual Spanish preferred
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing the above job numbers.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 8.6 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia, we're driven by the needs of our patients and our responsibility to the communities we serve. We recruit high-caliber individuals and provide them with a positive work environment, outstanding facilities and resources, competitive wages, and exceptional benefits. If you believe quality of care and quality of life go hand in hand, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.