Lactation Consultant RN Job at Baylor Scott & White Health, Irving, TX

  • Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Irving, TX

Job Description

Location:  Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) | Downtown Dallas, Texas

Schedule/Shift:  FT/Days | 7a- 7p


About Us

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we support the health of people, families, and communities. Baylor Scott and White is Texas' largest nonprofit healthcare system, encouraging healthy living.

Our Core Values are:

  • We serve faithfully by doing what's right with a joyful heart.
  • We never settle by constantly striving for better.
  • We are in it together by supporting one another and those we serve.
  • We make an impact by taking initiative and delivering exceptional experience.



Our competitive benefits package empowers you to live well and provides:

  • Eligibility on day 1 for all benefits
  • Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match, up to 5%
  • Debt-free tuition assistance, offering access
    to many no-cost and low-cost degrees, certificates and more
  • Immediate access to time off benefits

At Baylor Scott & White Health, your well-being is our top priority. Visit to learn about all of our programs that supports mind, body and spirit.

Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level.


Job Summary

As a Lactation Consultant RN, you'll create a breastfeeding plan. Educate parents and staff, update protocols, provide consultation. Ensure infants and parents are well by guiding them in breastfeeding.

What You'll Do

  • Encourage breastfeeding for infant health. Offer consultations, materials, and classes to help parents and medical team.
  • Evaluate parent and baby interest in breastfeeding.
  • Provide specialized help for mothers. Offer bedside consultations and follow-up visits in hospital.
  • Keep the medical staff updated, providing education about breastfeeding protocols, care plans, and recent information.
  • Document all the teachings and responses, and communicate these findings to the relevant staff members.
  • Regularly assess the efficiency of the breastfeeding program and make necessary changes if required.
  • Participate in collecting data and reporting on neonatal outcomes, specifically those related to breastfeeding.
  • Provide parents with information and demonstrations about breast pump rentals or purchases, if required.

What Will Make You Successful in the Role

  • You must give good care to moms and babies. Show respect for diversity. Modify patient care plans as needed.
  • You must work autonomously without supervision.
  • Good written and oral communication skills are essential for this job.
  • Interacting positively with diverse people is crucial.
  • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills are necessary.
  • You need basic computer skills. Use software, enter data, keep records secure, and scan with a handheld device.


Belonging Statement

We believe all people should feel welcomed, valued, and supported. Our workforce should reflect our communities.


  • Associate degree, in nursing.
  • A minimum of (2) two years of experience in Lactation Consultant and Mother/Baby (level III or higher) RN experience.
  • Texas RN.
  • BLS.
  • Certified Lactation Consultant or International Lactation Certification. CLC: Certified Lactation Consultant OR IBCLC: International Lactation Certification.

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Job Tags

Full time, Immediate start, Shift work,

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