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*new Registered Nurse, Welcome Baby Program, El Nido Family Center, Panorama City

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

*new Program Assistant, Richstone Family Center

For more information and to apply click here: http://breastfeedla.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Richstone-Program-Assistant-JD-First-5-LA-Grant.docx

*new Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, SLAHP

For more information and to apply click here: http://breastfeedla.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/17-018-SLAHP-Breastfeeding-Peer-Counselor.docx

*new PROGRAM: WELCOME BABY 

FULL TIME & PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE


SUMMARY:

SHIELDS’ Welcome Baby program provides in-hospital visits, nurse appointments, parenting services, information and support with pre- and post-natal health care, and referrals and linkage for pregnant and parenting women and their children ages 0-5.

  • Conducts home visits with postpartum clients within approximately one week of hospital discharge.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Conducts a maternal assessment of the client for postpartum recovery and signs and symptoms of postpartum complications.
  • Conducts a head to toe examination of the newborn to ensure healthy development, appropriate weight gain and assess for signs and symptoms of possible complications, such as jaundice or dehydration.
  • Assesses infant feeding and provide assistance and support as needed.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
  • Refers clients to medical provider if any complications with the mother or infant are identified and provides referrals for other services as needed.
  • Provides information to clients about maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, infant behavior and other related topics using a client-centered approach.

REQUIREMENTS:

To perform effectively in this position, the employee in this position is required to have:

  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Experience in making home visits to families.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources and able to refer families to appropriate agencies.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish trusting supportive relationships with an ethnically diverse population.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to conduct a strength-based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Skill in organizing and maintaining complete, accurate records and filing reports in a timely manner.
  • Skill in writing to articulate concepts and ideas in notes and reports.
  • Bilingual preferred, with the ability to communicate in the language(s) represented in the community to be served.
  • Familiarity with the effects of domestic violence and parental alcohol and/or other drug abuse on family health, parenting, and general functioning.
  • Familiarity with the effects of perinatal depression on child development, parenting, and general functioning.
  • Maintain California license as registered nurse.

More info and to apply go here https://www.shieldsforfamilies.org/job/registered-nurse/

*new 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


*new
Hospital Liaison, Welcome Baby, Labor & Delivery (full time)

LOCATION: St Mary Medical Center-LB, Long Beach, CA 90813
DEPARTMENT: Labor %26 Delivery
SHIFT: 8HOUR, Day
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time
HRS PER PAY PERIOD: 80
JOB ID: 1700007648

Under the administrative direction of the Hospital Liaison Supervisor, Program Manager and Director of Welcome Baby Program, plans, manages, delivers and evaluates continuing needs for St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) clients within the Welcome Baby Program. The Hospital Liaison will coordinate the Welcome, Baby! visit in the hospital. S/he will be based at SMMC to engage families after delivery, provide breastfeeding support, inform families about Welcome, Baby!, and enroll these new families into the program. They will then inform the Welcome, Baby! lead agency of the new families’ information so home visits can be scheduled. This is a grant funded position and continuation of this positions will depend on grant renewal.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year experience in Maternal and Newborn Health Services field, including significant experience in working with mothers and newborn infants.
  • Bachelors degree in child development, social work, psychology, human development, public health or related field.
  • Background in conducting family assessments required.
  • Must be a Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) or Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) at a minimum, with certification being completed within six months of hire. May be a Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) certification preferred.
  • Bilingual preferred, with the ability to communicate in the language(s) represented in the community to be served.

Apply here: http://jb.dignityhealthcareers.org/St-Marys-Medical-Center-Long-Beach/job.php?id=1700007648-welcome-baby-hospital-liaison-labor-delivery-full-timeday

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

*new Registered Nurse – Welcome Baby ( Full Time – Day Shift ) in Mission Hills, California

DESCRIPTION: Providence is calling a Registered Nurse ( RN ) ( Full Time / Day Shift ) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Visit families at that critical first home visit after discharge from the hospital
  • Support families, conduct maternal and newborn clinical assessments and provide parent education in the areas of postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, home safety and other maternal and child health related topics
  • Help identify client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks and provide community resources for those needs

QUALIFICATIONS: Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Public Health Registered Nurse Certification or current Registered Nurse ( RN ) currently pursuing a PHN certification and will complete within one year of hire
  • Certified Lactation Educator ( CLE ) or Certified Lactation Counselor ( CLC ) at a minimum; or certification must be completed within six months of hire; alternately staff may be Certified Lactation Consultant ( CLC ) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant ( IBCLC/RLC )
  • At least 1 year of experience in maternal and/or newborn services with strong maternal and newborn clinical assessment skills
  • At least 6 months experience conducting home visits

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledgeable about local community resources and able to refer families to appropriate agencies
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Bilingual with the ability to communicate in the language(s) represented in the community to be served

Apply here: http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/mission-hills-ca/registered-nurse-welcome-baby-full-time-day-shift/37A518473C234B7A8A449F1AA8579026/job/

IBCLC Lacation Consultant Supervisor

The supervisor will provide lactation consultation services and childbirth education to childbirth population throughout the course of their pregnancy and post discharge. Services to both inpatient and outpatient. This position directs the daily administrative operation of patient care services provided by the Perinatal Center.

Please feel free to call the UCLA Health Talent acquisition office for more details.

Nancy Gonzalez, Sr. Consultant (310) 794-0533

 

Name: Anna Jefferson
Company Name: Methodist Hospital of Southern California
Email Address: Anna.Jefferson@methodisthospital.org
Address: Arcadia

Lactation Consultant, Per Diem, Evening Shift

Will provide inpatient instruction in lactation procedures, including pump rentals, staff education & patient education. Req’s inpatient lactation experience, a teaching background, BLS certification, a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and certification as a lactation consultant from an approved program (IBCLC)

For consideration, please email Anna.Jefferson@methodisthospital.org or apply online at http://www.methodisthospital.org.

 

Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) who speak SPANISH  

Pacify (www.pacify.com) is a HIPAA compliant mobile application that new parents download to their smartphones for instant video access to lactation consultants, dietitians and nurses.  We are looking for IBCLCs who speak Spanish and are interested in counseling new moms, all from their smart phones (must have iPhone 4s or higher) and on their own schedule. This is a PAID position.

If you happen to be an IBCLC that speaks English or other languages and this position interests you, let me know.  We will be interviewing for all IBCLC positions soon.

Please send me a resume, your IBCLC number and the specific type of smart phone you have. I’d love to tell you more about Pacify.

Melanie R. Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC

Chief Clinical Officer

melanie@pacify.com

www.pacify.com

The Lactation Consultant is responsible for providing breastfeeding education, instruction and hands on assistance as needed to all patients in the Medical Center who elect to breastfeed. The Lactation Consultant will work in the NICU and Post-Partum Department.

Please contact Jay Chang

(310) 423-6182
Jay.Chang@cshs.org
www.csmc.edu Career Opportunites

RN/IBCLC per diem position for in-patient Family Centered Care, 3-11 shift.

Contact Veronica Shakespeare RN, Department Administrator
818-375-3886

 

Full Time/Per Diem Lactation Consultant RN. With Family Centered Care department. Current California RN and IBCLC license required. BLS and PALS preferred.

 

Apply online: http://kaiserpermanentejobs.org/default.aspx

Job No. 576199

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