IBCLC Telehealth Provider

Clinical Services & Customer Service · Anywhere, Connecticut
Department Clinical Services & Customer Service
Employment Type IBCLC Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced

About Nest Collaborative

The evidence is clear- lactation telehealth is an effective way of providing comprehensive and accessible lactation support for all families.  Nest Collaborative is a pioneer in lactation telehealth- providing equitable, accessible, affordable, preventive, patient-centered, and evidence-based care.  As an IBCLC working with Nest Collaborative, you will hone the skills you need to help families virtually.  You will also have the ability to focus on your patients (since we do all of the billing and marketing), and you will be surrounded by a supportive and collaborative team that is passionate about our vision and model of care.  Come join our talented team!


Job Description

Provides evidence-based remote education, anticipatory guidance, and care for the breastfeeding dyad across the peripartum continuum.  Operates independently, is simultaneously thorough and efficient, appreciates collaboration and works well on a team.  Identifies issues requiring specialist referral and escalates concerns appropriately. 


This role primarily performs direct patient care in the form of comprehensive preventive and acute care lactation consults (prenatal and postpartum).  The IBCLC will also be responsible for consult preparation, chart completion per Nest’s charting standards, sending referral letters to dyad’s primary care providers, and delegating scheduling as appropriate, and completing follow up with clients per Nest’s proprietary preventive care model and as appropriate for acute care clients. 


The successful candidate must be able to commit to a minimum of 16-20 hours (8-10 appointments and related documentation per week).  Nest IBCLCs may also provide more availability. Preference will be given to those with flexible schedules and the ability to assist regularly on evenings and weekends.


Qualifications:

Required

    • Education: Minimum Associate’s degree 
    • License/Certification: Current certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and continuing education necessary to maintain certification
    • Experience: 1+ years total experience practicing as an IBCLC in varied settings (inpatient/outpatient)
    • Current Basic Life Support certification 
    • Work from home requirements: Computer literacy, stable internet connection, quiet/private location to perform consults
    • Demonstrated knowledge and application of evidence-based practice 
    • Experience providing prenatal lactation consults
    • Adherence to IBCLE Professional Standards and Code of Professional Conduct
    • Strong interpersonal, written/verbal communication, and customer service skills 
    • Availability to provide a minimum of 16-20 hours weekly (8-10 appointments and related documentation) 

Preferred 

    • 2+ years of experience practicing as an IBCLC
    • Working knowledge of EHRs, Zoom, MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint, and Google Workspace
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Lactation telehealth (video preferred)
    • Care across the breastfeeding timeline (prenatal through weaning, newborn through extended nursing)

Primary Location: Work at Home

Organization: Nest Collaborative

Employee Status: Part time contractor

Working Hours: Nest Collaborative is open all days of the week and sees clients across the globe. This position is specifically for a minimum 16-20 hours/week (8-10 appointment slots)- slots include preparation, face-to-face visit, rebooking, documentation, referrals, and any escalation necessary.  Applicants may offer additional times outside of posted slots once that requirement is met.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. 

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  • Location
    Anywhere, Connecticut
  • Department
    Clinical Services & Customer Service
  • Employment Type
    IBCLC Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced