Lactation Consultant / Educator Job at Black Pearl

Job Description

Our client, a leading healthcare facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is currently looking for a Lactation Consultant / Educator. In this role, you are responsible for offering consultations to breastfeeding mothers in the hospital and possibly in the home setting and you will act as an advocate for breast-feeding as the child-feeding norm. In the inpatient services she provides support to breastfeeding mothers, wherever they are based. In addition, the Lactation Consultant provides outpatient/outreach programs so that patients and clients have direct access to education, consultation, follow-up, and other necessary resources during the preconception, prenatal, and postnatal periods. He/ she serves as a consultant to nursing, physicians and patients about lactation.


Your responsibilities would include but not limited to:

Provide lactation support and services to breastfeeding mothers/ infants upon physician or Nurse referral

Collaborate with mothers and other professionals as required to develop complex feeding plans 

Address maternal and family feeding preferences while respecting the individual family’s breastfeeding goals

Teach, coach, support, and mentor nursing staff and other healthcare professionals to promote evidence-based clinical practice related to human lactation, and to support breastfeeding for mothers-infants

Assess patients’ needs for breastfeeding education and participate/teach on programs aimed at addressing those needs. 

Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team in research, and quality improvement opportunities that will advance the knowledge base and practice of lactation services

Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, guidelines, standards of practice and protocols related to lactation 

Carry out professional training, in-services, quality assurance plans, meetings and suggests/supports methods in which practice could be improved

Manage time and resources effectively. 

Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving.

Job Requirements

To be considered for this role, you need to meet the following criteria:
• Bachelor’s Degree (Nursing Assistant certifications from a recognized institution or equivalent)
• Nursing Assistant experience is preferred.
• Experience in the Operating Room or other perioperative area preferred.
• Proficient knowledge of OR/ Perioperative processes and terminology.
• Basic Life Support required

About Company

Company: Black Pearl

Company Location:  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

About Black Pearl

Black Pearl is a progressive, dynamic and well structured HR solution provider
that offers permanent recruitment services, HR consultancy, psychometric assessments, coaching and also professional training services for clients from different corporate sectors in the Middle East.