Lactation Consultant at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/15/2022


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
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  • Job Family
    Women's Health
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Lactation Consultant  - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from.
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Implement and evaluate neonates and their families.
  • Plans, teaches, and evaluates breastfeeding classes for expectant mothers.
  • Creates an environment that promotes learning for staff and patients.
  • Conducts bedside lactation rounds daily.
  • Consults with mothers having breastfeeding problems.
  • Assesses and assists with feeding plan in conjunction with RN caring for baby and pediatrician.

What You Will Need:

  • One year lactation support and education in the hospital setting. 
  • IBCLC or CLC required
  • BLS from the AHA

Job Summary:

The AdventHealth Central Texas Department of Maternal Child Health is divided into 4 areas. We have a 22-bed Couplet Care/gyn surgical unit, which consists of post-partum mothers and their newborns, GYN surgical patients, and occasional med/surg overflow, Labor and Delivery and Nursery/Special Care Nursery. 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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