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Lactation Consultants are clinical experts specialized in breastfeeding and lactation. Typical duties of Lactation Consultants include educating women and healthcare professionals on human lactation, helping mother overcome breastfeeding difficulties, implementing policies that support breastfeeding, and determining the community to see breastfeeding as the best option for child feeding. Based on our collection of example resumes, a Lactation Consultant should demonstrate a problem solving approach, display a friendly and helpful attitude, and have neonatal care expertise. Employers select resumes mentioning a degree in a relevant area such as nursing.

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Dietitian/lactation Consultant (ibclc)

Advocated to pregnant women the health benefits of breastfeeding to both mother & baby

  • Provided support to lactating women about the breastfeeding dyad &/or lactation concerns
  • Coordinated program client referrals to outside community networks & support services
  • Provided demonstrations to WIC staff explaining the proper use & handling of electric breast pumps
  • Apprised WIC staff via presentations concerning innovative nutrition education information
  • Audited other dietitians, degreed nutritionists & mentored WIC nutrition assistants
  • Counseled high risk clients how to manage health conditions, such as diabetes, weight management or high blood pressure
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Dietetics & Food Administration
MA
Nutritional Science
Dietetic Internship
2

RN -lactation Consultant

Provides culturally competent and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient consultations in routine and special circumstance lactation, from preconception to beyond twelve months

  • Provides substantive breastfeeding assistance and skilled technical management of maternal or infant lactation related problems. (i.e. c-section, infants in NICU or intermediate nursery, LBW infant, mastitis, engorgement, maternal drug use, etc).
  • Provides lactation support for infants and families in NICU
  • Collaborates with RN's, MD's and other members of health care team to provide continuity of care
  • Conducts breastfeeding discharge classes with new parents.
  • Develops and implements patient care plans
  • Conducts continuing education with labor/delivery and mother/baby staff. Serves as preceptor for nursing students.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Environmental Health
MS
Nursing
3

Lactation Consultant

  • Provided breastfeeding support to postpartum mothers on Maternity Center
  • Supported breastfeeding in the community via phone “warm line” and lactation
  • Made home visits to assess health of new mothers and infants and draw blood
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Biology
BSN
Nursing
School Nursing
4

Lactation Consultant

Responsible for the coordination of Lactation services in the hospital.

  • Provides inpatient consultation on the post-partum units and Special care nursery.
  • Serves as a resource to medical and nursing staff.
  • Participates in the development and revision of policies related to lactation.
  • Recommends appropriate lactation related supplies for sale, rental and for use on the units.
  • Plans and organizes programs for the promotion of breastfeeding.
  • Answers breastfeeding phone calls on the warm line and provides guidance for mothers needing lactation support services at home.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Education And Training
5

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Apply my knowledge and skills to assist mothers and infants achieve breastfeeding goals for both the families and department.

  • Evaluate infants' nutritional status and develop a careplan for the infant and family.
  • Review mothers health history and concerns regarding feeding her infant and breast health.
  • Visit mothers and infants' inpatient on the labor & delivery, postpartum, pediatric, and NICU floor, assessing breastfeeding questions and concerns, assisting as needed.
  • Proved detailed oral and hands on education regarding breastfeeding and infant care.
  • Answer phone calls and perform follow up phone calls to mothers, physicians and nurses in a fast paced environment.
  • Document assessments and education in an electronic medical health record daily.
  • Assisted running an outpatient clinic and gift shop within a large hospital.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Lactation Consultant

  • Provide lactation support and services to breastfeeding mothers and infants, both inpatient and outpatient.
  • Coordinate with community resources to provide continuity of care for breastfeeding mothers and infants.
  • Develop educational material for expecting mothers, breastfeeding mothers, and staff.
  • Collaborate with team members from multiple disciplines to form complex feeding plans for medically compromised infants.
  • Coach and teach staff members the skills to support and assist breastfeeding mothers and infants.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Develop hospital standards of practices, protocols, and policies regarding breastfeeding.
  • Maintain and order breastfeeding equipment and supplies.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary performance improvement projects.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Skills And Clinical

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