Providence Health & Services Lactation Consultant / Educator - Registered Nurse ( Per Diem - Variable Shift ) in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a ( Per Diem / Variable Shift ) Lactation Consultant Registered Nurse to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Link breast-feeding support services for Women's & Children's areas

  • Serve as an educator that will provide breast-feeding education and assistance to in-patients and outpatients

  • Provide education to nursing staff

  • Ensure that consistent support is available to all patients


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California Registered Nurse ( RN ) license

  • Current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program ( NRP ) certification

  • Minimum of 2 years direct patient care experience in Women's and Children's acute care

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a International Board Certified Lactation Consultant ( IBCLC ) or Certified Lactation Educator ( CLE )

  • Ability to successfully assist mothers with breastfeeding skills

  • Knowledge of MicroSoft Office software ( i.e., Word, Excel and Outlook )

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Ability to fluently speak, read, write and understand English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing ( BSN )

  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant ( IBCLC ) or certification in progress

  • Bilingual - Spanish preferred

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving

the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of

our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a

distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to

the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a

number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s

Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.


Little Company of Mary Medical Center, Torrance is proud to be recognized as

a Magnet® Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital

by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent

recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance

and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our

commitment to outstanding Patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of

Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we

believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special

concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 139870