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Per Diem-Asst Breastfeeding

Job ID 00756149 Location Ambulatory NYP/CU
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New York, New York


Day Flex (United States of America)


Additional Job Description

Breast Feeding Peer Assistant perdiem WIC NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center Out Patient Department

Use your prior breast feeding experience as Breastfeeding Peer Assistant as a support person who has made a commitment to promote and support breastfeeding women and their families.  The Peer Assistant is supervised and trained by the Breastfeeding Coordinator and the Breastfeeding Specialist/Peer Counselor Coordinator.

Assist the nutritionist in providing breastfeeding information and address concerns during prenatal breastfeeding classes at WIC and designated sites at least once per week. Provide accurate and up-to-date breastfeeding information to WIC participants and community members.

Refer women with problems requiring the Breastfeeding Coordinator / Breastfeeding Specialist to the Breastfeeding Help and Referral Center (BFHRC).

Maintain a record of all in-person and telephone contacts and submit a monthly report on the “Log and Documentation Sheet” to the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Coordinator.

Refer women with problems requiring the Breastfeeding Coordinator / Breastfeeding Specialist to the Breastfeeding Help and Referral Center (BFHRC).

Participate in community health fairs, outreach activities, conferences, and seminars to promote breastfeeding in the community and use of the BFHRC.

Attend regular peer counselor meetings and ongoing breastfeeding training sessions.

This is a per diem position ( 13 hours /week) with varied

Required :

High School Diploma or GED


Basic Breast feeding knowledge

Prior breast feeding experience

Biligual: English/Spanish

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