Lactation Program Assistant - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center

Part Time


Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

  • The Lactation Program Assistant (LPA) is a breastfeeding peer counselor who works with hospital Lactation Specialists and nursing staff to provide support to Maternal Expressions customers and/or Vidant Health patients. The LPA functions primarily in the Maternal Expressions Boutique interacting with customers, assisting with purchases and rentals of breast pumps, maintaining merchandise inventory, handling the Point of Sale software application and providing support to promote, encourage and assist mothers to maintain lactation.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School, plus less than 1 year of formal training or education.
  • Must demonstrate competency in principles of breastfeeding knowledge and support.
  • Must possess excellent communication and service excellence skills.
  • Must possess past experience in a retail or customer service environment.
  • Related Work Experience: 3 months to 1 year.
  • Basic course in Breastfeeding and/or Nutrition Support preferred.
  • IBCLC Certification preferred.
  • Previous experience with Point of Sale system or Retail Sales preferred.

Other Information

  • 1 part time vacancy.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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