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Grant Writer ( 40 hours/ month)

BreastfeedLA is looking to add an experienced Grant Writer to our team, contractual approximately 40 hours per month. Responsibilities include sourcing funding opportunities and writing grants, proposals and letters to raise funds for our organization.  A minimum of 2 to 5 years of demonstrable, professional grant writing/foundation experience is preferred. The Grant Writer is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations (including local, state and federal agencies and corporate/business entities) and persuasively communicating BreastfeedLA’s mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Grant Writer will assemble and submit grants requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relations with foundation representatives, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submission and other deadlines including those for project evaluations and final reports.

Responsibilities include:
• Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations;
• Assembling and submitting grant requests including cover letters, proposals, budgets and attachments;
• Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts and other awards;
• Maintaining a calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports;
• Conducting prospect research;
• Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving forward in a timely manner, meet deadlines, and manage supplemental materials required for proposals;
• Provide writing support for related and assigned projects.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent writing, analytical and research skills required. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate essential information. A high level of computer literacy required. Candidate must work well under pressure and seek out and synthesize information and present it in a compelling succinct format. A Bachelor’s degree plus 2 -5 years relevant experience are required. Successful candidate must also be passionate about women’s health issues.

Send resume, salary history, and writing sample to apalmer@breastfeedla.org.

Part-Time Program Assistant (25 hours per week)

BreastfeedLA, the Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles, seeks outstanding applicants for a Part-Time Program Assistant to provide programmatic and general administrative support. The program assistant will work closely with and report directly to Executive Director.

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma (a BA/BS degree preferred) and 2 years of experience working on administrative and programmatic support for community-based settings. Knowledge of QuickBooks is preferred. Desired qualifications also include technical knowledge of computer systems, including constant contact, and MS Office, and knowledge, interest and positive attitude towards breastfeeding.  Flexibility and Attention to detail required. Must have reliable transportation and willing to drive throughout Los Angeles.

The program assistant will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Assist with seminar planning and preparation
  • Assist with preparation and planning for Steering Committee and Community Meetings
  • Administrative tasks such as invoicing, AR/AP
  • Seeking and securing contracts for workplace, hospital, and training opportunities,
  • Creating promotional and marketing materials
  • Assist with grant writing
  • Assisting with fundraising efforts
  • Summarize and evaluate survey results
  • Update website as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Please send resume and cover letter to info@breastfeedla.org.

Part-time Program/Business Development Coordinator (20 hours per week)

BreastfeedLA is looking for a part-time Program/Business Development Coordinator to oversee the grant-funded Breastfeeding Works program, as well as expand the workplace Lactation Accommodations program to local employers. This individual will be responsible for advocating for the strengthening of the California worksite lactation accommodations law to improve employer policy adoption through education and engagement of policymakers and other stakeholders. They will work to increase the number of school districts, birthing hospitals, and other employers with worksite lactation accommodations policy adoption and implementation. They will educate HR professionals about lactation accommodations laws and increase their lactation accommodations knowledge. They will be responsible for lead generation and qualification, cold-calling decision-makers proposal development and presentation, follow-up, and closing of prospective employers with the goal of getting employers to adopt and implement lactation accommodations policy across Los Angeles County. Attention to detail, strong written and oral communication, organization skills and a self-starter attitude are a must. Interest in community improvement or public health and a sales background is a plus but not required. This is a contracted position, 20 hours to start, working out of our office in Inglewood. Please email resumes and cover letters to info@breastfeedla.org.

Black Infant Health program needs Mental Health Specialist; Group Facilitators; Family Health Advocates; Community Outreach Liaison; and, Data Entry Assistant.

View job descriptions at www.gbbb-la.org

Contact: Rae Jones rjones@gbbb-la.org

Position: 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.

Bilingual Health Education Coordinator (Glendale, CA)
Job Summary
The Bilingual (English & Spanish) Health Education Coordinator is
responsible for the administrative and fulfillment support for health
improvement and education programs. The Coordinator maintains inventory and
tracking, coordinates purchasing, distributes correspondence and materials,
and prepares monthly reporting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance.
Provides customer service to all calls coming into the department’s
toll-free line.
Assists in scheduling community health education classes and
documenting class outcomes.
Schedules all health education teleclasses, establishes phone lines,
reserves conference rooms, distributes materials to participants,
sends class communications, and manages class rosters and
evaluations.
Manages process for enrolling participants into health education
programs and services.
Maintains the schedule for annual updates to department policies and
procedures, solicits changes, makes edits, and submits for approval.
Under the direction of subject matter experts, drafts new policies
and procedures.
Distributes materials, tracks inventory, orders materials and
supplies, updates materials as needed.
Creates and distributes reports on a regular basis to management,
clients, government offices, etc.
Schedules meetings, establishes phone lines, conference calls and
conference rooms, creates and maintains agendas and minutes.
Submits IS, travel and facility requests as needed.
Tracks and reports on departmental expenditures, travel and shipping
on a monthly basis.
Assists with regular updates to department resource directory.
Other duties as assigned.

Education
Associate’s degree preferred

Government Clearance & US Citizenship Requirement
N/A

Experience Required
Two to three years experience supporting health related programs
Or any combination of academic education, professional training or
work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties
of the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Bilingual – English & Spanish required
Strong organizational and time management skills
Proficient in MS Office applications
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a team member

Working Conditions
The following section describes the general physical requirements for this
position. Please note that constant refers to more than 81% of time;
significant refers to 40-80%; and moderate refers to 20-40% of the time.
Operates personal computers, printers, facsimile, telephones, copy
machines and other commonly used office accessories/equipment.
Exposed to confidential information and expected to maintain
confidentiality at all times; must adhere to HIPAA rules and
regulations.
May be required to work outside of normally scheduled hours as
mandated by the client, project and/or workload (e.g. evenings,
weekends, and/or holidays).
May be required to maintain established work pace, meet deadlines;
may have last minute urgent requests.
Physical activity may include: twisting, reaching, kneeling, bending,
stooping, squatting, crawling, grasping, grabbing, pushing, pulling,
repetitive motion, climbing, etc.
Required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness,
and thoroughness of the work assigned.
Required to have hearing ability to receive detailed information
through oral communication.
Required to have speaking ability to express or exchange ideas.
Constant concentration may be required on various subjects by
listening, reading and thinking clearly.
Constant interaction with others may be required. May need to listen,
think, and speak in order to interact with others. Business
interactions and behavior between coworkers and/or external customers
are required. This may require face-to-face or telephone
interactions.
Constant thinking at work may include listening, learning, analyzing,
evaluating, and the ability to interpret what is seen and/or heard,
or to link information from one issue to the next.
Constant computer usage including typing and/or eye strain.
Constant repetitive arm, wrist, hand and finger motions making
repetitive movements (e.g. key boarding, filing, data entry).
Constant phone usage; headsets may be required.
Constant amount of time spent working in a loud office environment
with frequent interruptions/distractions.
Constant sedentary work (desk bound or seated).
Constant reading is required via computer screen and/or bound printed
materials.

Disclaimer
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this
job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of
responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Health Net, Inc. supports a drug-free work environment and requires
pre-employment background and drug screening.

Health Net and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
Thanks

Hoa Su, MPH
Manager, Health Promotion
Health Net of California, CA
415-470-6455
Hoa.c.su@healthnet.com
Home Office-San Francisco

Welcome Baby Program RN (GRANT-FUNDED) we are looking for someone to work a SHIFT: 8HOUR, Day, EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time, HRS PER PAY PERIOD: 80
The Welcome Baby Nurse will be responsible for visiting families at that critical first home visit after discharge from the hospital.

Apply: http://www.dignityhealthcareers.org/careers/jobs/job.php?id=1500025344-weclome-b-aby-program-rn-ft-days-grant-funded&cat

In-Home Phototherapy Consultant (LE or LC) We’re currently seeking Lactation Educators and Lactation Consultants who are:
-very comfortable with newborn infants
-strong communicators
-willing to drive and own a vehicle
-bilingual (Spanish, Farsi, Russian, Armenian, Korean, Vietnamese preferred)
flexible hours: min. 5 hour shifts
weekends included
PT or FT available w/ benefits

Learn more about us at MyNursingCoach.com and Mahmee.com. We are a growing network of postpartum healthcare providers delivering maternal and pediatric support across LA. If you are interested in joining our team

Apply: please send resumes to melissa@mynursingcoach.com.

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 Rita Lowen, HR Consultant
(310) 423-2212
Rita.lowen@cshs.org
www.csmc.edu Career Opportunites

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

Contact Veronica Shakespaere RN, Department Administrator
818-375-3886.

Part time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for Mother-Baby Program. Includes weekends. IBCLC and Spanish speaking preferred.

Contact Mei Ling Schwartz, Department Administrator
818-375-3808

Lactation Consultant. Position Summary: The Lactation Consultant will provide expectant parents with the knowledge of how to breastfeed. Minimum Education: Graduation from an accredited, Associates Degree in Nursing Program. Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred. Certification as a Lactation Consultant. Minimum Experience/Skills: Minimum 5 years lactation experience in an acute care setting. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Bilingual preferred. Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:  Current CA RN license, BLS, NRP within 30 days

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Registered Nurse, Welcome Baby position. Position Summary: Visit families at that critical first home visit after discharge from the hospital
Support families, conducting maternal and newborn assessments and providing parent education.

Please call Cindy Mizuno at, 310-793-8054 or email, cindy.mizuno@providence.org if you have any questions.

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