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Valley Regional Medical Center

Lactation Consultant

Brownsville TX, TX, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

 

We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a Lactation Consultant to join our family. Come be a part of the change!  

 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

Valley Regional Medical Center – Brownsville, TX 

Lactation Consultant - NICU

 

Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.

 

Valley Regional Medical Center is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality inpatient and outpatient programs and services.  

 

What you will do in this role:

 

Conducts breastfeeding assessments either in person or over the phone; counsels and provides clients with solutions to problems such as insufficient weight gain, cleft palate and prematurity in infants and mastitis in nursing mothers; provides clients of the Women, Infants, and Children program (WIC) with up-to-date information regarding breastfeeding; and performs related duties as required.

 

  • Displays effective communication and counseling skills in both English and Spanish.
  • Provides individualized breastfeeding care with an emphasis on the mother’s ability to make informed decisions.
  • Possesses ability to use adult education principles to provide instruction to the mother that will meet her needs.
  • Ability to select appropriate written information and other teaching aides when working with mothers.
  • Possesses the ability to accurately provide history and assessment documentation.
  • Identifies and communicates correct latch-on (attachment) to nursing mothers.
  • Possesses ability to identify breast abnormalities.
  • Demonstrates support for continuation of breastfeeding when mother is separated from her baby.
  • Shows a broad knowledge on breast feeding related equipment and demonstrates appropriate use and understanding of potential disadvantages and/or risk. 

Qualifications

What qualification you will need:
  • BCLS is required.
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant certification (IBCLC) is required.
  • Experience as a Lactation Consultant. 

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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