Lactation Specialist RN

Open Date 5/25/2017
Division Tower Health Medical Group

Provides consultative and direct care for the management of breastfeeding mothers and babies. Oversees the Lactation Support Program which includes the training and use of Lactation resource Nurses and peer support staff. Functions as an advocate for staff members who are breastfeeding through the oversight of the Breastfeeding Pumping station on the R2E area. Provides post discharge follow up when deemed necessary.

Schedule: Two - 4 hour shift per week (Occasional weekend days)

Position Requirements Accepted Nursing Education (Required); Bachelor's Degree: BA or BS in related field (Preferred)
PA Registered Nurse License (Required)
1-3 Years of Experience after achieving IBCLC status (Required)
1-3 Years of Experience in mother and infant care (Required)
Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Microsoft Word
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Special Notes
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
Hours Bi-Weekly 16

Reading Shift Day