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Coordinator, Lactation Clinic

Req # 2022-13671

Work Boldly. Live Brilliantly.

Bold decisions and innovative thinking have helped AltaMed, headquartered in Commerce, Calif., become the nation’s largest network of community-based primary care clinics and senior care programs. Some 2,000 professionals in medicine, nursing, social work, mental health rehabilitation, dentistry and health administration assure that we not only provide quality care, but that we do so without exception or regard to ability to pay. We are JCHAO-accredited, and strongly focused on wellness, preventative care and eliminating health care disparities.

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Women’s Health Assistant Manager, the Lactation Clinic Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of the Lactation Services throughout LA and OC. Responsibilities include supervising and monitoring the Lactation Clinic referrals, updating and managing client files through the use of electronic medical records, and development of lactation clinic schedule and providing lactation classes. Responsibilities also include tracking and monitoring patient progress and ensuring that data collection and reporting processes are accurate and valid. Managing and tracking the referral of clients to necessary support services in the community.



  1. High School diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Community Programming, Health Administration, Business and other health related fields preferred.
  2. Medical Assistant certificate from an accredited school preferred.
  3. Certified Lactation Educator preferred.



  1. Administration and coordination of all Project program activities as well as monitoring the Project enrollment and screening process.
  2. Schedules appointments, makes reminder phone calls and follows-up on, failed appointments and other areas identified for follow-up.
  3. Participate in development of referral tracking system.
  4. Ensure that goals and objectives of the program are met, including clinical visits, outreach numbers, and referral volume.
  5. Acts as a patient advocate by providing the most comprehensive, quality services available.
  6. Prepares program reports and correspondence.
  7. Provides assistance to patients with practical arrangements such as transportation, translation, referrals, and assistance with tests.
  8. May act as a medical assistant in order to accomplish job tasks by drawing blood, taking vitals etc. May assist medical provider as needed.
  9. Assists in preparing presentations and documents for local community organizations and for patient education.
  10. Conduct lactation classes within multiple locations.
  11. Remain current and outreach to community resources and make patient referrals as appropriate.
  12. Attend scheduled trainings in order to maintain knowledge and skills at a level appropriate to meet the changing needs of clients and to enhance own performance.
  13. Attends site, off-site, and corporate meetings as directed by supervisor.



AltaMed offers a comprehensive benefits program that recognizes the needs of our diverse employees by supporting their health, security and professional growth.


  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
  • Voluntary Short-term Disability Plan
  • Long-term Disability Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Planning Ahead

  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance (Basic & Voluntary)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (Basic & Voluntary)
  • Career Growth and Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education Programs

Other Benefits

  • Employee Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Corporate Employee Discount Programs
  • Wellness Programs

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