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Providence Health & Services Lactation Consultant in Tarzana, California


Providence is calling per diem, variable shift Lactation Consultant to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for the delivery of patient care through breast-feeding assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation

  • Link breast-feeding support services for Women and Children Programs

  • Serve as a lead consultant that will provide breast-feeding education and assistance to in-patients and outpatients

  • Provide education to nursing staff

  • Ensure that consistent support is available to all patients


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years experience as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

  • 2 years experience in an inpatient Postpartum, newborn or couplet care setting (willing to be trained to function in a Neonatal Intensive care unit (NICU) setting)

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • Keep up-to-date on continuing education credits required by the International Lactation Consultant Association ( ILCA ) to maintain IBCLC status

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license

About the hospital you will serve

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Health Care

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 236475