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Lactation Consultant, RN

Location: Downey, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 749908 Date posted: 01/08/2019
Description:
Collaborates w/ Education Consultants & managers to develop, design, deliver, & evaluate/improve education strategies & special projects/programs based on clients' departmental goals & needs, as well as organizational goals/objectives. Implements education programs & strategies, & coordinates to meet regulatory program requirements & organizational needs.

Essential Functions:
- Develops, coordinates, & evaluates programs to meet regulatory requirements & organizational, departmental, & discipline specific needs
- Designs, develops, & coordinates activities for continuing professional education for staff
- Collaborates w/ consultants to develop special projects in professional education, development, & learning
- Communicates & markets education programs to a broad target audience using appropriate methods, & based on identified/assessed needs
- Participates in classroom instruction on developed projects
- Makes recommendations for cost/quality strategies, works within budget; serves as expert resource to staff & departments in defining & meeting educational, clinical, quality & cost outcomes & performance measures
- Develops, implements, monitors, & evaluates/improves the orientation, cross training & education/competency processes/systems for clinical staff
- Responds to corporate & industry changes in clinical practice & professional education & provides necessary training, education & development which improves organizational performance
- Ensures compliance & documentation of organizational records based on regulatory agency standards
Basic Qualifications:
- Previous teaching experience required OR previous recent experience in in-service education in clinical service area (usually two (2) - five (5) years)
- Experience in breast-feeding education and postpartum and/or mother-baby
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience (four (4) years) in education required
- BSN preferred
- Current California RN license required
- Completion of a Board Certified Lactation Consultant program with the intent to complete and receive the state license by November 30th (state exam is only offered in July of each year) required.
- Master's degree preferred
- BLS instructor preferred
- Certified Lactation Educator (CLE), preferred
- Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), preferred
- BLS and PALS, preferred
- Knowledge of Standards of Care pertinent to breast-feeding education
- Adult learning knowledge required
- Demonstrated ability to utilize interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and group facilitator/process skills
- Computer literacy required
- Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint, preferred
- Strong customer service skills, preferred
Primary Location: California,Downey,Downey Medical Center 9333 Imperial Hwy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 28 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 11:00 AM Working Hours End: 7:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SCNSC Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Specialty: Education Department: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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