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Breastfeeding Educator

Requisition #: 205424
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Dec. 12, 2019

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position requires the incumbent to be a graduate from a course that covers basic breastfeeding information including but not limited to basic latch-on skills, patient teaching to avoid common breastfeeding problems, and how to triage breastfeeding problems. The incumbent is responsible for providing breastfeeding education services to expectant and breastfeeding families both in the immediate hospital and outpatient setting under the supervision of the Lactation manager to insure consistent, accurate, quality knowledge based breastfeeding information.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. Minimum Associates Degree -recommended
  2. Graduate of a certified breastfeeding education program, required.
  3. Minimum of 100 hours of experience in working with breastfeeding mothers, required.
  4. Current CPR Certification required.

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