Responsible for providing research-based education, assistance, and support to breastfeeding mothers and infants in the Lactation Center through in-person visits, phone consultations, or on an outpatient basis. Provides appropriate follow-up assistance as needed. Helps coordinate with physicians and Women's Services to assure continuity of care. Assists in staff training to ensure accurate and consistent information is disseminated to all Associates as applicable. Teaches breastfeeding classes as needed. Coordinates breast pump rental and retail services.
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills (CSRH-WH) is a 150-bed hospital serving the fastest growing area of San Antonio. Specialized care includes orthopedic and surgical services, ICU, women's services, a newborn nursery, comprehensive cardiovascular care from diagnostics to open heart surgery, vascular lab, sleep center, emergency services, the CHRISTUS Weight Loss Institute, wound care, rehabilitation, and more. The campus also boasts an Outpatient Imaging Center and three medical plazas, one of which houses our CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency Program and CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Health Center.
High school diploma or GED required
Associates or higher degree preferred
Excellent communication skills, initiative and attention to detail required
Must be computer literate
Prior experience as a lactation consultant in a hospital setting highly preferred
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.