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Registered Nurse Lactation Consultant, Specialty Lactation - Full time


CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana




CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital


4200 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA  70605
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Registered Nurse Lactation Consultant, Specialty Lactation - Full time Job in Lake Charles

Job Description


The RN, Lactation Consultant promotes and encourages breastfeeding best practices for all new mothers and the staff of Women’s Services. Provides consultation and inpatient care for families experiencing difficulty breastfeeding, while planning and implementing interventions and evaluating outcomes of breastfeeding mothers. Serves as a consultant for healthcare providers concerning lactation as it relates to patient’s health problems. Coordinates and instructs breastfeeding classes; including other prenatal classes and evaluates educational outcomes. 


A. Education/Skills

· Graduate of a school of nursing. BSN preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

B. Experience

· Previous RN experience in Women’s Services. Previous experience as a Lactation Consultant preferred.

C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

· Current Louisiana State RN license; CPR required and NRP preferred; and IBCLC preferred.

Work Type:

Full Time

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Registered Nurse Lactation Consultant, Specialty Lactation - Full time