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Lactation Consultant - PRN

Requisition #: 196139
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Oct. 7, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

This position requires the incumbent to be an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. The incumbent is responsible for providing lactation management services to expectant and breastfeeding families both in the immediate hospital and outpatient setting. The incumbent will provide educational in-services for staff members and instruction for pregnant and new families to insure consistent, accurate, quality knowledge based breastfeeding information

Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. Registered Nurse, preferred (current RN District of Columbia license required)
  2. Certified by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants, required.
  3. Minimum of three years of experience in counseling breastfeeding mothers, preferred


PRN- rotating 12 hr shifts

Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.

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