Maine Medical Center is seeking a Lactation Consultant in Portland. Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) are dedicated to helping mothers reach their breastfeeding goals. They are vital members of the healthcare team committed to promoting and practicing evidence-based infant feeding practices. Every day our IBCLCs are here providing expert guidance and calm support for breastfeeding families.
Lactation Consultants at Maine Medical Center serve patients in the Lactation outpatient clinic as well as in the inpatient setting ranging from Mother Baby Care, the Prenatal Center, Labor and Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital Inpatient Pediatric Unit and other locations throughout the hospital. Lactation Consultants work as a part of the greater interdisciplinary team to meet patient clinical needs and feeding goals.
In 2019, Maine Medical Center was awarded the IBCLC Care Award, recognizing maternity and community-based facilities worldwide that hire currently certified International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) certificants.
The Lactation Consultant provides breastfeeding support and education for patients and families within the Maine Medical Center service. In addition, the Lactation Consultant will:
NICU specific experience is preferred.
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.
With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.