Lactation Consultant RN Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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Average Salary for Lactation Consultant RN in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary of a(n) Lactation Consultant RN in Chicago, Illinois is $83,976.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Lactation Consultant RN in Chicago, Illinois is $40.37.

The average bonus of a(n) Lactation Consultant RN in Chicago, Illinois is $1,411.00.

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Consults with and instructs new mothers in basic breast-feeding routines and techniques. Develops, implements, and educates patients, families, and staff on proper breast feeding techniques and lactation. Provides support and problem solving to patients experiencing feeding difficulty with infants. Requires a valid license as a Registered Nurse and is typically certified by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC). Provides instruction, written information, and demonstration of the use of various types of breast pumps and other devices. Schedules outpatient visits and provides consultation for breast feeding problems following discharge. Documents nursing interventions, patient response, effectiveness, and complications. Prepares equipment and educates patient and family in proper use. Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. Documents treatments and assessments in the patient's medical record. May conduct breast-feeding education classes to the community. Less

Consults with and instructs new mothers in basic breast-feeding routines and techniques. Develops, implements, and educates patients, families, and staff on proper breast feeding techniques and lactation. Provides support and problem solving to patients experiencing feeding difficulty with infants. Requires... More

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