Position Title: Lactation Consultant RN
Hiring Company/Organization: Truman Medical Centers
Job Location: Kansas City, MO
Job Type: Full-time
As a leader in evidence-based healthcare, Truman Medical Centers (TMC) is committed to encouraging breastfeeding as the ideal method for feeding and nurturing babies (whether in NICU or well-baby setting) by educating and supporting staff and patients, implementing comprehensive evidence-based policies and procedures that promote lactation, and providing an environment conducive to breastfeeding.
Our commitment to breastfeeding is demonstrated through implementation of the Baby-Friendly 10 Steps. We were recognized as the first hospital in the Kansas City Metro area to receive Baby-Friendly Designation in 2014. Over 80% of our patients initiate breastfeeding during their birth admission. From the initial skin-to-skin contact/first feeding through postpartum participation at our Baby Café breastfeeding support group, our mission is to nurture and support all mothers in their decision to breastfeed.
Come join our team as we guide and encourage new moms through the joys and challenges of breastfeeding!
- Current Missouri license as a Registered Nurse.
- Two years obstetrical or related inpatient and/or teaching experience.
- Certified as a Lactation Consultant by the International Board of Lactation Consultants (thus holding IBCLC certification).
- Certification in cardiac pulmonary resuscitation and neonatal resuscitation.
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