Job: Certified Lactation Consultant

Title Certified Lactation Consultant
Location WHCC
Job Information

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct lactation services to pregnant and breastfeeding WIC participants in the clinics, by telephone, and during home visits.
  • Overseas the clinical components of the Breast Feeding Peer Counselor Program (BFPC).
  • Coordinates and assists in the training of peer counselors.
  • Assesses the need for hospital and or home visits and provides appropriate breastfeeding support as needed.
  • Provides in-services and trainings on breastfeeding to all WIC staff as needed.
  • Refers mothers, according to the WHCC-WIC protocols, to the WIC Nutritionist/RD, the mother’s physician or nurse, public health programs in the community and social service agencies as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant credential (IBCLC).
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in breastfeeding individual counseling and teaching classes.

 

 

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