To be professionally committed to the health and well-being of women and children. Educate and guide caregivers to better assist patients with informed and knowledgeable choices.
February 2011 to Present
Direct patient care to mother / baby couplet care. Assess and assist infants in NICU for feedings.
Educating families, nurses, and staff towards successful breastfeeding. Coordinating Baby Friendly Initiative.
Lactation Consultant / Coordinator
October 2007 to Present
Lactation Consultant for inpatient / outpatient visits to all patients in Women's and Children's Center. Birth and Beyond Facilitator. Follow-up consults in person and via phone to ensure adequate support to our patients. Organized and prepared class syllabus, booklets and presentations for education to doctors, nurses, and patients. Responsible for data collection of skin to skin, breastfeeding, and rooming in of all patients. Working towards a Baby Friendly facility. Visit patients to insure support, guidance for breastfeeding.
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Heart Institute Program
July 2007 to September 2010
Jul 07- Sept 10
The Heart Institute / Cardio Vascular Institute Care Unit (CVICU)
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Heart Institute Program. Service Cardiology and Cardiovascular ICU administrative needs. Contact parents for appointments. Work in union with affiliate facilities for community awareness and support. Direct assistant to the Medical Director.
Lactation Educator /Childbirth Educator /Physician & Customer Relations Liaison
February 2002 to April 2006
Family Birth Services/Physician Referrals/Women's Services
Assistant to Women's and Children's Marketing Director
Pre-natal education including: hospital tours, childbirth education, CPR, breastfeeding, Happiest Baby on the Block Program, Safe Sitter, Baby Basics, Car Seat Safety, and Doula support. Organized and prepared class syllabus, booklets and presentations. Assisted labor and delivery staff within Triage and admissions. Headed OB/GYNs private offices for marketing and increase revenue from community thru outreach and support.
Health Care Administration
2007 to Present
2008 to 2009
1997 to 2001
1993 to 1997