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BreastfeedLA is seeking an outstanding candidate to join our team. Full job description is available to download here: Education Coordinator Job Description.

Continuing Education Coordinator Job Description and Scope of Work

Purpose:  Support the Executive Director in implementing the Professional Education program of BreastfeedLA: The Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles.

Education Committee

  • Facilitate Educational Planning with assistance of Education Committee, 4 times per year.
  • Education Coordinator will attempt to plan out the calendar one year in advance, keeping in mind significant holidays, and events offered by other organizations.
  • Coordinator will work with program assistant to secure locations as much in advance as possible, through an MOU, preferably 6 months to 1 year ahead.

Speaker Selection

  • It is the job of the Education Coordinator to negotiate a fair and reasonable rate for speakers. Many local speakers are willing to speak for free.
  • Well-known national speakers may have a higher honorarium but bring in additional revenue.
  • The Education Coordinator is expected to build rapport with all professional speakers.
  • They may organize and attend a dinner the night before.
  • Responsible for ensuring program assistant organizes travel to and from airport to hotel and event.

Program

  • Initial contact with speaker, discussion of potential topics, rate of pay, and creation of objectives and wording for brochure to be done by Education Coordinator.
  • Follow up with speakers will be done by Program Assistant and will include requesting MOU, syllabus and handout materials, speaker disclosures, CVs and bios

Publicity

  • Marketing includes website, email announcements, social media and communication with other organizations to publicize our events, i.e. First 5 LA, CWA, doulas, CBC, etc. Twice per week information about event should be sent out on social media.
  • Facebook event should be created for each event once brochure is developed and MOU is signed with speaker. Event should be posted on facebook and website within 24 hours of brochure being developed.
  • Brochure should be developed and approved within 1 week of speaker MOU being signed.
  • Events will start being promoted no later than two months prior to event date.
  • Under the direction of the Education Coordinator, the Program Assistant will market and publicize events.
  • Create objectives and wording for brochure and provide to Program Assistant to create brochure. 

Time Commitment

  • We strive to convene 10 seminars per year, including 2-4 webinars, plus one Birth and Beyond Los Angeles Train the Trainer series per year, four 45-hour courses per year, and two 90 hour courses per year. Other events may include customized trainings. This averages to 45-60 hours per month (including teaching), with fluctuations based on the timing of the events. Education Coordinator is expected to be at all seminars and webinars.
  • Education Coordinator is expected to teach or co-teach our Lactation Education Course and if unavailable to teach will coordinate another training faculty for course.

Post-Event/ Miscellaneous

  • Ensure required paperwork and payment submitted annually to renew CEUs/CERPs
  • Ensure all required paperwork is kept on file in Box for auditing purposes
  • Review any necessary requirements with IBCLC board members as needed
  • Coordinator will survey seminar participants annually to determine speaker, topic, and location interests.

Lactation Education Specialist Course

  • Confirm course date availability with faculty
  • Create or update all areas of curriculum, ensuring changes and updates are reflected in the PowerPoint and any printed materials including the list of References;
  • Create and maintain all student records for course, including attendance, participation, homework, and post-course test results
  • Make all necessary arrangements and perform all associated duties of continuing education for nurses and re-certifying IBCLCs, including partnerships with other organizations to provide these units
  • Provide all students with contact information for course director and faculty.
  • Upon completion of course, debrief faculty on course results and emerging needs
  • Annually, review certifications and CV of faculty; interview faculty to ensure continuing education is ongoing and not delayed until just prior to expiration of certificates

Additional Information:

BreastfeedLA commits to inclusion, diversity, and equity as core values, embracing meaningful participation from diverse stakeholders and actively soliciting varied viewpoints. Our work is grounded in diversity, inclusion, and equity to facilitate our mission of commitment to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding in the communities we serve. BreastfeedLA works affirmatively to recruit a diverse group of faculty and staff.  We are committed to increasing the numbers of underrepresented individuals, particularly women and people of color.  BreastfeedLA works to ensure that our appointments and selection procedures consciously identify and evaluate people from underrepresented groups.  We will also strive to remove sources of unconscious bias and will seek to correct situations where full and open exchange of ideas has been limited.

Candidates with skilled knowledge of lactation and/or maternal-child health and experience within the fields highly preferred.  IBCLC or CLE/LC a plus.

Candidates must have reliable transportation all throughout L.A. County. Candidates living within L.A. County preferred.

Please submit cover letter and resume to info@breastfeedla.org, Attn: Continuing Education Coordinator position.

BreastfeedLA is seeking an outstanding candidate to join our team. Full job description is available to download here: On-Call Training Faculty Job Description.

Faculty Trainer, Lactation Education – Job Description and Scope of Work

Purpose:  Support the Executive Director in teaching our lactation education specialist 45-hour and 90-hour curriculum.

 Time Commitment

  • Faculty Trainer is expected to teach or co-teach our Lactation Education Course as available and needed throughout the year.
  • It is estimated that the 45-hour course will be taught 4 times per year and the 90-hour course will be taught twice a year.
  • Faculty will be asked their schedule preference at the start of the year.
  • Faculty will also be asked to be on-call should an instructor get sick or be unavailable at the last minute.
  • Prior to each course, we will identify which faculty are able to be on-call for the course dates.

Post-Event/ Miscellaneous

  • Create or update all areas of curriculum, ensuring changes and updates are reflected in the PowerPoint and any printed materials including the list of References;
  • Create and maintain all student records for course, including attendance, participation, homework, and post-course test results
  • Provide all students with contact information for course director and faculty.
  • Upon completion of course, debrief faculty on course results and emerging needs
  • Annually, submit certifications and CV to ensure continuing education is ongoing and not delayed until just prior to expiration of certificates

Additional Information:

Candidates with skilled knowledge of lactation and/or maternal-child health and experience within the fields highly preferred.  IBCLC or CLE/LC a plus.  IBCLC strongly preferred and required for 90-hour course.

Candidates must have reliable transportation all throughout L.A. County. Candidates living within L.A. County preferred.

BreastfeedLA commits to inclusion, diversity, and equity as core values, embracing meaningful participation from diverse stakeholders and actively soliciting varied viewpoints. Our work is grounded in diversity, inclusion, and equity to facilitate our mission of commitment to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding in the communities we serve. BreastfeedLA works affirmatively to recruit a diverse group of faculty and staff.  We are committed to increasing the numbers of underrepresented individuals, particularly women and people of color.  BreastfeedLA works to ensure that our appointments and selection procedures consciously identify and evaluate people from underrepresented groups.  We will also strive to remove sources of unconscious bias and will seek to correct situations where full and open exchange of ideas has been limited.

Please submit cover letter and resume to info@breastfeedla.org, Attn: Faculty Trainer, Lactation Education position.

Part-time IBCLC position available at Northeast Valley Health Corporation
Please click on the link below for full job description and application

APPLY HERE

Job Announcement
Job Title: Lactation Consultant/MCH Specialist I
Status: Full Time
Job requisition # 18-078
Dept.: SLAHP
Position Open Date: 10/16/2018
Compensation: $3,814.00 – $5,512.00
* If you are unable to apply following our standard procedures and need accommodation, please contact us at (310)222-3616.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
This position requires certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC); broad and in-depth knowledge of breastfeeding and lactation management, including in complex situations; at least two years of experience counseling and supporting breastfeeding mothers in WIC or similar populations; effective counseling, education, and coaching skills utilizing participant centered techniques, and motivational interviewing. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential; proficiency in English and Spanish is required. Excellent organizational skills, basic keyboard skills and keyboard experience are needed to utilize required databases. College degree preferred; high school diploma or equivalent required. Must have personal vehicle, valid California driver’s license, and current registration as well as proof of current auto insurance. Background check and health clearance are required.
Description of Duties:
 Provide breastfeeding education and support to breastfeeding mothers referred by Peer Counselors and other WIC staff, in person and by telephone
 Document client interactions as required in the Peer Counselor and WIC databases
 Coach and mentor breastfeeding peer counselors as requested
 Work closely with Special Nutrition Services staff who see mothers, babies, and children at high nutritional and medical risk
 Assist with SLAHP staff trainings
 Participate in SLAHP committees and collaborate with staff in other SLAHP Units, and the community
 Exercise sound judgment based in knowledge of SLAHP and State WIC policies, practices, and procedures
 Other duties as assigned
“Equal Opportunity Employer”
Please apply on-line @ www.labiomed.org

Perinatal Educator – Perinatal Education & Support Services (Per Diem Evenings 8-Hr)  (MIL000868) To apply click here

Description

At MemorialCare, we believe in providing extraordinary health care to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. MemorialCare stands for excellence in Health Care. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.

MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach is the second largest and one of only eight free-standing children’s hospitals in California. The Memorial Care Center for Women is home to one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in California. We are the embodiment of MemorialCare’s commitment to the health care needs of children and their families. Our unique environment allows for a range of medical services, from childhood to adulthood, to be structured under one roof. Our talented professionals use advanced technology and inspiring teamwork to make our vision of care a reality for thousands of individuals.

Position Summary:

The Perinatal Educator conducts classes for women of the community and their families. He/she is responsible for development and implementation of all educational activities for new parents relating to childbirth. The Perinatal Educator actively participates in fulfilling the mission of Miller Children’s Hospital and the Women’s Pavilion. At all times the Miller strategic plan will be executed in accordance with departmental goals and objective.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prior work experience in hospital based perinatal health education, teaching a variety of classes such as childbirth preparation classes, baby care classes, parenting classes, as well as support classes for after having baby is preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
  • Must be Certified Childbirth Educator, or equivalent.
  • Certified Lactation Educator Counselor is preferred.
  • Current Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association is required.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) is preferred or a BS in a health related field is desired.

Primary Location: United States-California-Long Beach

Job: Educator, Instructor, Teacher

Organization: Miller Children’s Hospital

Schedule: Per Diem

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Staff

Job Posting: Jul 30, 2018, 2:15:17 PM

Alternative Work Schedule: NA

Shift: Evening Job

Scheduled Shift Start Time: 1800 – Scheduled Shift End Time: 2200

Department Name: Perinatal Education

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Public Health or a related field of study required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Advanced training in Breastfeeding Education
  • Significant work experience in the development and implementation of WIC education and training activities
  • Expertise in the area of maternal, infant and child nutrition
  • Strong familiarity with WIC Program regulations, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of current training and counseling methodologies
  • Ability to assess needs, develop original ideas, and employ creative problem solving methods
  • Excellent planning and organizational abilities.  Able to competently handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in Spanish is desirable
  • Strong project management and administrative skills

Description of Duties:

The Nutritionist III position coordinates the agency’s nutrition education and training program activities in consultation with the Chief of the Nutrition & Breastfeeding Services Unit, and in collaboration with other agency professional staff. The incumbent develops and conducts staff trainings and supports other Unit staff who have training responsibilities; convenes, leads, and participates in Unit and interdepartmental committees, as appropriate; and provides input into the revision and creation of agency policies and procedures pertinent to nutrition education and breastfeeding support.

The position requires extensive knowledge and expertise in: maternal, infant and child nutrition; training methods; interactive learner-centered class design methods; individual education and counseling techniques, including motivational interviewing; as well as knowledge and familiarity with WIC Program regulations, policies, and procedures. Strong writing and communication skills are required.

Apply and see details HERE.

For questions contact Deborah Myers, MS, CNS, CLE, Chief, Nutrition and Breastfeeding Services DMyers@SLAHP.ORG.

The City of Pasadena is seeking a skilled and experienced WIC Nutritionist. This position consults with clients, evaluates nutritional needs and develops nutrition care plans. In addition, this position will serve as the breastfeeding coordinator. Registered Dietitian certification required; Bilingual English/Spanish and IBCLC or CLE preferred.

Apply HERE.

Per Diem Lactation Consultant/Childbirth Educator
The lactation consultant provides services to inpatient and outpatient mothers on the post-partum unit and mothers of infants in the NICU, Pediatrics and home visits. Services incl: direct assessment, planning, intervening and evaluating of lactation services, development of relevant policies and procedures, education for the health team, etc.
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Glendale Memorial Hospital is seeking a Lactation Educator for a per diem position to support mother and baby dyads and cover Breastfeeding Classes.
Per Diem position covers evenings, weekends and some holidays.
Bilingual fluent Spanish or Armenian preferred.
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CSUN is expanding its Lactation Education Curriculum and expects to hire a part-time faculty to teach its undergraduate lactation educator course (HSCI 434) and /or our graduate lactation educator course (HSCI 545) in the Spring 2019 academic semester. Qualifications for this part-time position include:
Qualifications
• International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) required.
• Doctorate desirable, Masters Degree in Public Health or related field required.
• At least five years of work experience as an IBCLC required.
• Teaching experience at the college level preferred.
• Demonstrated ability and commitment to working, teaching and mentoring a diverse student population.
If you are interested in this opportunity please submit by September 2018 the following material listed below to:
Cressie Thomas
lactation.education@csun.edu

1. A current resume which includes: educational background, evidence of scholarship, and/or related professional experience.
2. A letter of interest which includes the following:
• Name
• Phone number
• Email address.
• Why you are interested in teaching lactation education to undergraduate and/or graduate students
• Your prior work experience in the field
• Your prior teaching experience, if any.
• How this part-time position fits in with your future career plans
• times available for teaching assignments
Please note: As part of the screening process, applicants will be invited to give a guest lecture to undergraduate students enrolled in our undergraduate lactation educator training course. Please be sure to indicate in your letter of interest if you would be available to come to the CSUN campus in the Fall 2018 semester either at 11 am or 12:30 pm to give a guest lecture to our undergraduate lactation education students.

In-Home Lactation Consultant and In-Home Phototherapy Consultant (two positions)

My Nursing Coach
www.mynursingcoach.com
Universal City/Hollywood

 

In-Home Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

We’re looking for a CLC or CLE to join our in-home phototherapy and lactation support team in a full-time salaried role. The shift is 11am-7pm, Thursday-Monday. You will be required to drive and deliver/set up in-home phototherapy bed units, communicate daily with patients and physicians, and maintain My Nursing Coach’s high level of care.

Please review the full description of the job in the link provided before applying:  www.mynursingcoach.com/jobs

Send cover letters and resumes to melissa@mynursingcoach.com

In-Home Phototherapy Consultant (CLC or CLE)

We’re looking for a CLC or CLE to join our in-home phototherapy and lactation support team in a full-time salaried role. The shift is 11am-7pm, Thursday-Monday. You will be required to drive and deliver/set up in-home phototherapy bed units, communicate daily with patients and physicians, and maintain My Nursing Coach’s high level of care.

Please review the full description of the job in the link provided before applying:  www.mynursingcoach.com/jobs

Send cover letters and resumes to melissa@mynursingcoach.com

Posted 08/01/17 Lactation Consultant, Eisner Health

The Lactation Consultant, is responsible for providing support for the mother-infant breastfeeding dyad. The tasks include assessment, planning, interventions, and evaluation of lactation support and education for clients in the postpartum period at the Womens Health Center and Pediatric Department. Will promote a breastfeeding friendly environment

Please send resumes to smendez@eisnerhealth.org or apply through the website: http://www.eisnerhealth.org/job/lactation-consultant/

Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) 

Job Opportunity:  Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs)  

Pacify (www.pacify.com) is a HIPAA compliant mobile application that new moms download to their smartphones for instant video access to lactation consultants, nutritionists and nurses, 24/7.  We are looking for experienced IBCLCs (preferably who speak Spanish or other languages) who are interested in counseling new moms on their own time. This is a PAID position.  You must own an iPhone 5s or higher to be part of the network, but please apply if you own an Android phone for a future interview.
Send me a resume, your IBCLC number and the specific type of smart phone you own. I’d love to tell you more about Pacify and set up an interview.

Melanie R. Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC

Chief Clinical Officer

melanie@pacify.com

www.pacify.com

El Nido Family Center, Panorama City

For more information and to apply click here: http://elnidofamilycenters.org/contact/employment-opportunities/

 

 Home Visitor/Parent Educator (full time), Friends of the Family, Home Visitation Program

For more info and to apply click here: http://breastfeedla.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Parent-Educator-Job-Description.doc

Several positions are available. Please go to the website for full information and to apply.
Registered Nurse (part-time), Welcome Baby, Citrus Valley Health Partners in West Covina:
http://cvhp.jobscience.com/JsrApp/index.cfm?prodApp=CC153C84-AF0B-4F17-A32A-75AEC3B65159
Clinical Supervisor, Welcome Baby, Citrus Valley Health Partners in West Covina:
http://cvhp.jobscience.com/JsrApp/index.cfm?prodApp=CC153C84-AF0B-4F17-A32A-75AEC3B65159
Parent Coach, Welcome Baby (two openings), Citrus Valley Health Partners in West Covina:
http://cvhp.jobscience.com/JsrApp/index.cfm?prodApp=CC153C84-AF0B-4F17-A32A-75AEC3B65159

  • California Department of Public Health

    New In-Hospital Breastfeeding Data.

    Read more here!

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    The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) meetings to provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals. Learn more

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