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Providence Health & Services Lactation Educator *On Call Variable* in Burbank, California


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Providence is calling a Lactation Educator (On Call/Variable shifts ) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

We are seeking a Lactation Educator who will serve as a lead educator that will provide breast-feeding education and assistance to in-patients and outpatients. The educator will also provide education to nursing staff. This will ensure that consistent support is available to all patients.

In this position you will:

  • Provide clear, consistent information and breast-feeding assistance to new mothers according to guidelines and approved protocols.

  • Coordinate and promotes appropriate use and follow up to patients using breast pumps.

  • Demonstrate proficiency and participates in age appropriate education activities as it relates to infants, adolescent and adults.

  • Communicate with the Women and Children's nursing and medical staff regarding patient care and lactation status.

  • Participate in the evaluation, coordination and maintenance of the breast-feeding educational materials.

  • Participate with Improving Organizational Activities.

  • Advocate breast-feeding to PHS employees and the community by attending forums, health fairs, lecture opportunities and related events.

  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and understand multi-cultural families.

  • Gives direction to Lactation Educators as applicable.

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational Programs, professional affiliations, current literature, in-service meetings, and Workshops.

  • Attends meetings as required.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Sufficient for certification.

  • 2 years experience as a Certified Lactation Educator (prefer UCLA or IBCLC).

  • 2 years experience in Postpartum, Newborn or Couplet Care nursing.

  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish will be extremely helpful.

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association. NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross, this will be accepted until expiration. At that time, renewal must be sponsored by the American Heart Association.

  • Current CA Driver’s License.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Childbirth Educator (ICEA or Lamaze).

  • Current CA RN License.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 392-bed acute care facility founded over 75 years ago by the Sisters of Providence. Known for our state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, we provide the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities.

We provide many specialized services and treatment capabilities. Our Heart and Vascular center delivers care with one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers for heart attack victims. The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, which supports our Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, continues to grow inpatient and outpatient programs addressing stroke, Parkinson’s, and brain tumors. Maternal Child Health Services, including a level 3 NICU, support whole family care with 24/7 on site labor support and community education. The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology providers, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Our exceptional orthopedic program has recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. Our Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery. In the fall of 2022 we will open our brand new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department which will triple our capacity to care for the community in their time of greatest need.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Labor & Delivery/Obstetric Nursing

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 317038