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Non-RN Lactation Consultant

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - West Penn Hospital
  • Clinical Services
  • Part time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


This job provides expert care in lactation management according to the International Lactation Consultant Association and the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners Standards of Practice. Serves as an expert consultant to nursing staff, physicians and other health care workers in the management of complex breastfeeding for the mother/infant dyad. Educates expectant and new parents in various aspects of breastfeeding management.


  • Practices autonomously to provide expert lactation care and clinical management for inpatient and outpatient breastfeeding dyads. (40%)
  • Provides education and consultation to patients and health care team members using evidence based practice standards. (20%)
  • Assists with daily operations of the retail lactation center and monitors breastfeeding equipment within the hospital. (15%)
  • Contributes to the achievement of divisional and organizational goals. (10%)
  • May contribute to the development and presentation of lactation programs and policies based on facility requirements. (10%)
  • Participates in marketing activities related to Lactation Services. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.



  • High School / GED
  • 1 year as a Lactation Consultant
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)


  • None

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