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Lactation Consultant

Mater Health - South Brisbane, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Full Job Description
Job no: 494066
Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Registered Nurse/Midwife

About the role

Mater Mothers’ Hospital is currently seeking applications to fill a 6-8-month fixed term contracts in the position of Lactation Consultant within the Breastfeeding Support Unit. This position is offered on a part time basis (40-64 hours per fortnight).

Mater Mothers' Hospitals are leaders in the provision of high quality maternity and newborn services for the people of Queensland and northern New South Wales. Providing exceptional care and support of women and their families, Mater Mothers' Hospitals offer integrated services covering obstetrics, gynaecology, neonatology, and maternal fetal medicine.

Salary range: $44.08-$47.23 (RN2) per hour plus superannuation

What you'll be doing

As an integral member of the team you will be a part of providing a collaborative service across Mater Health Services, including the provision of individual and group breastfeeding support and education for staff and families, with a special focus for those accessing our well-baby service.

About you

To be successful in your application for this position it is essential that you have:

Current Midwifery registration and IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) qualification
Sound knowledge of BFHI (Baby Friendly Health Initiative) implementation and accreditation
Your experience in the area of full term babies and breastfeeding support is desirable
As well as a demonstrated interest in the area of neonatology and preterm infants
Excellent time management skills
Experience and interest providing education whilst in the role of Lactation Consultant

You will be working in a fast paced environment that requires someone who is enthusiastic, able to show initiative and work well in a team. The ideal candidate for the position will be approachable with a mature and confident attitude.

The successful applicant will join an experienced and supportive team and provides an excellent professional development opportunity to further hone your leadership skills while making a positive contribution.

Why join us?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Applications close Sunday 13th June 2021

For further information specific to the position, please contact Kathleen Goldsmith, Manager Parent Education Support Services on 07 3163 1047.

Advertised: 04 Jun 2021 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 13 Jun 2021 E. Australia Standard Time

South Brisbane, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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