Lactation Consultant Breastfeeding Clinic
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, CA.
1d ago

We currently have a Regular Part-time opportunity for a Lactation Consultant in the Breastfeeding Clinic at our Bayview Campus.

Summary of Duties :

The Lactation Consultant is responsible for providing a supportive and nurturing environment for antenatal and postpartum women.

The main functions of the Lactation Consultant include, but are not limited to : identifying and consulting on basic and complex breastfeeding problems and developing appropriate breastfeeding plans.

In addition, the Lactation Consultant will be required to :

  • Teach breastfeeding classes to both groups and one on one
  • Provide breastfeeding aides correctly
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to plan care
  • Act as a referral resource for both antenatal and breastfeeding women
  • Attend quarterly Breastfeeding Clinic Meetings
  • Participate in scheduled Journal Club Meetings
  • Participate in extra Breastfeeding Clinic projects
  • Qualifications / Skills

  • IBCLC certificate is mandatory
  • Recent related experience ideally in an outpatient breastfeeding clinic is mandatory
  • Demonstrated evidence of self-directed practice
  • Demonstrated good clinical judgement and problem solving skills
  • Experienced with High Risk Neonates required
  • CPR certification is required
  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 201680 to :

    Human Resources

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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