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Registered Nurse - Lactation Consultant

Company: Rochester General Health System
Location: Batavia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Provides education to Family BirthPlace patients in all aspects of maternal and infant care supporting departmental and divisional nursing philosophy and objectives, as well as, initiatives. Coordinates family involvement in the education process and serves as a resource person regarding breastfeeding for staff, physicians, students, patients and families. Represents the hospital within the community at a variety of meetings and activities.

STATUS: Part Time (20 Hours)

LOCATION: United Memorial Medical Center - North Street

DEPARTMENT: Lactation Consultant

SCHEDULE: Day/Evening


Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Training: Registered Nurse with experience in patient education.


Current Registered Nurse licensure from New York State of Professional Registration.

Certification in lactation education.

Annual BLS certification required


Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively deal with all levels within the organization and community. Strong verbal and written communication, organizational and critical decision making skills. Successful completion of annual clinical, age specific and job specific competencies and skills validation tools.


  1. In collaboration with all health care team members, develops, plans, implements and evaluates individualized education and support for breastfeeding mothers and their families, staff and the community, incorporating current research findings into clinical practice. Documents consultations and education on patient progress notes per established policies. Provides necessary follow-up with patients.

  2. Functions as a clinical expert, resource and consultant for staff. Develops, evaluates and conducts breastfeeding education programs and annual competencies.

  3. Assists in the development, planning and implementation of a variety of community classes and programs, providing clinical expertise for breastfeeding services.

  4. Develops, updates and maintains an adequate supply of appropriate patient teaching materials.

  5. Coordinates the use of the Medella Products and updates information as required.

  6. Performs all aspects of care in an environment that optimizes patient and environmental safety in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and compliance efforts.


Keywords: Rochester General Health System, Rochester , Registered Nurse - Lactation Consultant, Other , Batavia, New York

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