Work in partnership with mothers to help them achieve their breastfeeding goals. Collaborate with members of the mother's health team. Encourage a social environment that supports breastfeeding
Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and a minimum of one (1) year recent (within the past five (5) years) RN Lactation Specialist/Educator experience..
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification; Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP). International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLS) certification.
The UMC DifferenceUniversity Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest level of health care possible by maintaining its ongoing commitment to personal, individualized care for each patient.Through the latest treatment techniques, comfortable surroundings and a dedicated staff, that commitment is expressed every day, in every area of the hospital.Top-of-the-Line TechnologyUniversity Medi...cal Center is the state-designated Level I Trauma Center for Southern Nevada, as well as the only advanced facility to offer a specialized team of medical professionals prepared to respond to the needs of the severely injured 24 hours a day. UMC also houses the state's only burn care facility -- the Lions Burn Care Center and operates a comprehensive free-standing unit devoted solely to physical medicine and rehabilitation. From sophisticated Orthopedics and Neurological Units to our Ambulatory Surgical Center, UMC is dedicated to meeting your health care needs every day by giving technology a tender touch. Know How Much We CareUMC's most valuable resource is, by far, its people. Our staff members--from volunteer to highly-specialized physician--listen to the needs of each and every patient and are dedicated to giving the attention and respect they deserve. At the very heart of patient care is our devoted nursing staff. Our nurses minister not only to the physical needs of patients, but also to the unique emotional needs of patient and family members. This exceptional sensitivity and expertise, combined with progressive technology and education, keep University Medical Center moving toward the future as a top choice for all health care needs within the community.