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Lactation Assistant

Job ID 2020-16167 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Regular Full-Time

Overview

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Systemis recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Work under supervision of supervisor to provide support and education about breastfeeding to pregnant and breastfeeding WIC participants. Works collaboratively with nutrition staff to encourage and promote breastfeeding. Maintains all documentation and records as required.

Qualifications

Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent and less than one year of previous work related experience. Breastfeeding mother, current or past. WIC participant, current or past. Must attend mandatory peer counselor training which will be provided and have a passing grade.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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