St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.
St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.
Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong
The Certified Lactation Consultant shall be responsible for helping breastfeeding women and families, define and achieve their breastfeeding goals. Breastfeeding education and counseling are an integral part of the care provided by the lactation consultant. The Lactation Consultant enhances the knowledge and strengths of the breastfeeding woman and her support systems. Establishes priorities based on individual needs of each breastfeeding mother, infant, child and family. Develops a plan of care based on individual concerns and problems, formulates expected outcomes and arranges for follow up evaluation. Respects the unique cultural and ethnic attitudes of our patient populations with respect toward breastfeeding. Demonstrates competency in lactation consultation practice. Collaborates with other health care disciplines to coordinate patient care and discharge plans. Maintains effective communication with staff, physician, clients and families, also within the unit and with other departments.
Bachelor in Nursing preferred. Currently licensed and registered to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York. Certification as a Lactation Consultant by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners required. Certified in Neonatal Resuscitation.