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Posted 6/13/19

Eisner Health is seeking an experienced educator to join our team! The Childbirth Educator is responsible for effectively teaching a series of Childbirth Preparation classes to women and their partners in the third trimester of the pregnancy. The Educator facilitates group instruction and discussion in prepared childbirth, newborn and breastfeeding basics based on updated theory and evidence based research for a comprehensive prenatal education of clients receiving prenatal care at Eisner Health. The childbirth Educator must provide education with a cultural sensitive approach to the diverse population of service. Read full details, job requirements and apply here: https://www.eisnerhealth.org/job/child-birth-educator-saturdays/

Posted 6/5/2019

Fulltime Regular FTE 100%
WIC Program, Sylmar, CA, US

The Regional Breastfeeding Liaison (RBL) is a member of the WIC breastfeeding department and is responsible for the promotion of WIC and breastfeeding promotion outreach. This position will serve as a subject matter expert and WIC liaison to promote WIC Program services and resource.

Contact Rebeca Pastrana Sheng with any questions you may have: RebecaPastrana@nevhc.org

Posted 5/29/19

The Lactation Consultant will be responsible for the overall coordination, planning and management of patient, family and staff education related to breastfeeding for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Minimum Experience: Bachelors degree in Nutrition, Nursing, Occupational or Speech and Language related studies.

Minimum Experience: Combined 3 years experience as a licensed/registered professional and/or Lactation Consultant in pediatric acute care setting.

License, Registration or Certification Required: Registered Dietitian, Registered Nurse, Registered/licensed Occupational Therapist or Speech and Language Therapist (at least one is highly preferred) and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) (Required).

Skills Required: Basic knowledge of patient care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Ability to maintain a calm demeanor and assist in urgent/emergent situations as necessary; prioritize patient care tasks; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing.

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CSUN is working on a few new projects in the area of lactation and is hiring a part-time Lactation Project Coordinator to help with administration and implementation of the project’s activities.   They are looking for an individual who has strong written and oral communication skills; is organized, reliable, hardworking, self-directed individual; and preferably has an interest in promoting training for lactation professionals. Please see the attached job description for more information and to apply: LACTATION project coordinator job posting.

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

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.

People of color and other unrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with skilled knowledge of lactation and/or maternal-child health and experience within the fields required.  IBCLC required.

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 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: Faculty Trainer, Lactation Education position.

My Nursing Coach (Powered by Mahmee) (three open positions)


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. 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.

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.

Weekend Administrative Assistant: We’re seeking a talented Weekend Administrative Assistant to support a busy work desk during the weekend hours. The Weekend Administrative Assistant’s role will be to ensure the creation and maintenance of the My Nursing Coach team’s schedules on a daily basis and to maintain communication about schedule changes.

If you are interested in applying for any opportunity, please send cover letters and resumes to melissa@mynursingcoach.com


Part-time IBCLC position available at Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Please click on the link below for full job description and application

Job Description

RN, Registered Nurse Flexible 8-Hr – Lactation Support Program (PD Days)

To apply, click here.

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:

To provide safe, cost-effective patient care through the health experience, according to established standards utilizing the nursing process, within the scope of practice of Registered Nursing in the Lactation Support Program department at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach.

Minimum Requirements:

The RN must be able to comply with the every other weekend work commitment as well as be available to work and be scheduled any day of the week. A Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing (BSN) is required unless waived by nurse executive council review. A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California.
A current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR & AED) is required.
International Board Certified Lactation Certification (IBCLC).
Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

Primary Location United States-California-Long Beach

Registered Nurse Miller Children’s Hospital

Schedule Per Diem

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Staff

Job Posting Sep 4, 2018, 9:23:50 AM

Alternative Work Schedule

Union Code Day Job

Scheduled Shift Start Time: 8 Scheduled Shift End Time: 4:30

Department Name: Lactation Support Program

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.

Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs)

Job Opportunity:  Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs)  Pacify  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



El Nido Family Center, Panorama City

We are hiring! Home Visitors and Parent Educators

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

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Several positions are available. Please go to the website for full information and to apply.

Lactation Educator
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Lactation Consultant (non-RN):
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Parent Coach,Welcome Baby

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