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Job #32232
Lactation Consultant
Parenting Services
Full Time, Days
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing lactation assessment, management, education, and instruction to all inpatient lactating women and to community-based outpatients in the form of consultations, rental or sale of lactation equipment and supplies, telephone triage, and prenatal education as appropriate. Incumbent will practice under the International Lactation Consultant Association Standards of Practice for the IBCLC Lactation Consultant. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • BSN required.
  • Current license in the District of Columbia as a Registered Nurse, current certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Required Experience:
  • A minimum of two years as an IBCLC.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to work cooperatively, efficiently and effectively in a professional manner.
  • Excellent counseling and communication skills, public relations awareness and initiative are essential.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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