Lactation Consultant - Childbirth Education - Per Diem/Days (12-Hr)
MemorialCare Health System
Location: Fountain Valley, California
Academic / Research
Internal Number: ORA002860
At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Orange Coast Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
The Lactation Consultant is a professional breast feeding specialist trained to teach patients and families how to feed their baby safely and effectively. This position aids in assisting patients who experience any difficulties while breastfeeding. The Lactation Consultant is responsible for perinatal education and patient support regarding current breastfeeding practices and techniques. Utilizing their knowledge and experience this position is responsible for establishing a positive first impression of the Maternal Child Health Departments. Furthermore, this position is accountable for presenting childbirth education classes to disseminate healthcare education to expectant parents and their families and/or significant others.