Lactation Consultant Job at Eisner Health, Los Angeles, CA

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  • Eisner Health
  • Los Angeles, CA

Job Description

Mission:

Since 1920, Eisner Health has operated as a quality focused non-profit community health center dedicated to improving the physical, social, and emotional well-being of the people in the communities we serve.

Quick Facts:

The IBCLC/Prenatal Health Educator is responsible for providing safe, patient center care by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating lactation plans for the breastfeeding/chest-feeding dyad, as well as for the pumping parent, and is fully collaborative with the patient, patient’s family, significant others, and members of the health care team. The IBCLC/Prenatal Educator is a member of the CPSP Enhanced Services team facilitating group instruction and individual education to pregnancy care patients at the Women’s Health Center, Baby Clinic and extended OB sites.

Duties Include:

  • Provides lactation assessment, management, education and instruction to patients at all sites.
  • Facilitates health classes for pregnancy, birth, postpartum lactation and parenting to pregnancy care patients.
  • Collaborates in development and implementation of new perinatal education, lactation program initiatives and grants.
  • Evaluates education needs of patients for effective behavior modification interventions.
  • Reviews education materials and collaborates in the development of educational tools to enhance patient education services.
  • Maintains full documentation patient assessments and plan of care for lactation quality of care and CPSP compliance.
  • Consults and collaborates with physicians, midwives and CPSP multidisciplinary team for complex needs in patient care.
  • Collaborates in internal and external referral coordination of patients including: San Jose Mother’s Milk (SJMMB), Women Infants and Children Program (WIC), Doula Agencies, Maternal Mental Health Now, and hospital network.
  • Fosters partnerships with community organizations to develop lactation support, education, and advocacy in line with Eisner Health’s mission.
  • Stays current with the latest research and development in lactation and parenting education.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Certified Lactation Educator (CLE), Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC, CLES).
  • Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) preferred.
  • Doula certification is not required but preferred.
  • Bachelor degree in nursing, community health, public health, lactation or related field is preferred but not required.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.
  • Experience providing lactation education and direct patient care.

Benefits:

  • PTO accrual rate of 7.08 hours per pay period (26 pay periods per year).
  • 9 Paid Holidays.
  • 40 hours of paid Jury Duty time per year.
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance (PPO options available).
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, & Transportation).
  • Health Savings Account with $1,000 employer contribution.
  • Employer-Sponsored life insurance & long term disability.
  • 30 free visits per year for Chiropractic or Acupuncture.
  • 401k plan with a 3% employer contribution
  • $500 per year tuition reimbursement

EEO Statement: Eisner Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Eisner Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, or veteran status.

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities:

Eisner Health, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations). If you need reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, don't hesitate to contact Eisner Health’s HR Department.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Flexible hours,

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