NJ Employer LACTATION CONSULTANT (Per Diem) in Red Bank, New Jersey

RESPONSIBILITIES: * To provide assessment, intervention and education regarding breastfeeding to childbearing families choosing to breastfeed their infants in Maternal Child Services. * To provide lactation consultation to families having infants admitted to Special Care Nursery and Pediatric Observation as needed. * To provide lactation consultation to breastfeeding women admitted to any unit in the Medical Center. * To communicate with professional staff in Maternal Child Services regarding breastfeeding patients. * To document fully all teaching and interventions provided to breastfeeding families. * To assist with nursing staff competencies and physician education regarding breastfeeding. * To provide support with coordination of perinatal community education classes. QUALIFICATIONS: * BLS/NRP certified * Current NJ RN license * BSN preferred * IBCLC with board certification maintained through examination and/or continuing education required * Must have 6 months of Nursing experience is required, or an active member of the Hackensack Meridian Nurse Residency program. * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Experience in lactation consultation in acute care, community or public health setting * Annual Basic Training to maintain competency in Environment of Care, HIPPA privacy standards. Emergency preparedness, hazardous materials and waste, and standard precautions * The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and caregivers, an exceptional focus on team work, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care and service based on a strong sense of patient focus are all requiredWE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.