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    Community Service Aide - Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

    NYC Health + Hospitals
    New York, NY 10036
    Full-time, Part-time
    Refer friends, get paid!

    Job Description

    Marketing Statement In its century of service, Coney Island Hospital has established its reputation for clinical excellence and culturally competent care. The hospital has been recognized for its clinical innovations in Primary Care, Adolescent Medicine, Nuclear Medicine and Emergency Services. The hospital's staff is as diverse as the patients they serve. Interpreter services can be provided at any time of the day or night in over 130 languages. Job Description DEFINITION: A Breastfeeding Peer Counselor is a para-professional support person with a commitment to promote and support pregnant and breastfeeding women and their families. The peer counselor is supervised by the WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator and/or the Peer Counselor Coordinator. RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain strict confidentiality of all participant information Provide counseling and support throughout the pregnancy and during breastfeeding using counseling skills acquired during training Acts as an advocate for breastfeeding in the community Understand how the cultural attitudes and practices of their community impact on breastfeeding Assists breastfeeding coordinator/dietitian in issuing breast pumps and recruiting for Peer Counselors Assists dietitian to facilitate breastfeeding group discussion Provides information on additional sources of help to the breastfeeding mother Participates in peer support group, and attends monthly meetings (Local, regional or State) when needed. Use accepted communication skills & ability to follow-up with participants through regular phone contact Be able to demonstrate various positioning techniques for mother and baby Minimum Qualifications The ability to understand and carry out simple instructions. In some cases the ability to speak Spanish may be required. There are no formal education requirements for this position. Department Preferences Department preference: Bilingual (Russian) Computer Literate High School Diploma or GED A current or former WIC participant or is from the community served by the local agency Exhibits good nurturing skills Good verbal skill Projects enthusiasm for assisting other women
    Posting ID: 573195314Posted: 2020-10-01