RN - Lactation Consultant PRN
Position is Per Diem working Day Shift in the Labor & Delivery and Post Partum LDRP department at Northwest Houghton Hospital
This is a position for a certified lactation consultant RN.
This RN position will be based in the NICU and L&D unit for attending both normal and high risk deliveries, newborn transition, initiating skin to skin, and early breastfeeding support.
The L&D RN relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and performs a variety of tasks. Collaborates with other disciplines to provide optimal care. Either directly or indirectly reporting to a nursing supervisor, plans, directs, participates in and evaluates patient care.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
ADN or Diploma in Nursing Program, BSN preferred
Prior Labor & Deliver experience is required
Current Arizona RN license or compact state license
American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS , ACLS, NRP
Opening early 2022, Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.