Hawaii Pacific Health Lactation Consultant, RN - Mother Baby Care Unit in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children is Hawai'i’s only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty hospital. It is well recognized as Hawai'i’s leader in the care of women, infants and children. With 243 beds, the not-for-profit hospital delivers 6,000 babies a year, and is also a medical teaching and research facility. Specialty services for patients throughout Hawai'i and the Pacific Region include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency pediatric and adult care, critical care air transport and high-risk perinatal care. Over 1,500 employees and more than 630 physicians provide specialty care at Kapi'olani. The hospital is home to the Kapi'olani Women’s Center and the Women’s Cancer Center, and offers numerous community programs and services, such as specialty pediatric clinics, the Kapi'olani Child Protection Center and the Sex Abuse Treatment Center.

The Mother Baby Care Unit offers specialized care for postpartum teen to adult women and normal newborns, as well as to post-GYN surgical women. Our highly trained and caring staff provides education to the entire family during and after the pregnancy, as well as IV therapy, fetal monitoring, diabetes education, monitoring of patients requiring bed rest for premature delivery, post-surgical C-section, regular deliveries and postpartum complications and a variety of other services. The Mother Baby Care Unit provides support to mothers and their newborns in an atmosphere that promotes bonding of the family unit.

As the Lactation Consultant-RN, you will ensure that caring, sensitive lactation information and training is provided to mothers and families of the Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children. Your responsibilities include providing lactation education and management services, telephone triage and counseling to patients and members of the community. We are looking for someone who enjoys helping patients and their families, is willing to work with others in a team-oriented atmosphere and shares a commitment to our vision of delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours

Work Type: Part Time Regular

FTE: 0.800000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse License. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card. Current International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification or equivalent. Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification (must obtain within one year of hire). Three (3) years experience providing breastfeeding education, counseling, or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related field.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Lactation Consultant, RN - Mother Baby Care Unit

Category Nursing

Employment Type Employee

Location Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 10399