RN - Lactation / Transition PRN Evenings
This position is PRN, working at Northwest Medical Center Women's Center 2 shifts weekly
This is a position for a certified lactation consultant RN. IBCLC certification required.
We are a team oriented facility and patient centered. We promote growth and opportunity to implement evidence based care and a robust unit based council. This position requires staff to work throughout the Women’s Center facility in the role of lactation consultant with some postpartum/ well newborn RN duties.
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, early breastfeeding support, administering infant medications, monitoring infant blood glucose, attaining vital signs and family education online/in person.
Skills needed for this position include newborn stabilization and admission skills for both well and sick newborns. The RN should be able to identify newborn disposition and report problems to physicians and practitioners as needed along with identifying and correcting lactation problems.
The RN should be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the OB, NICU, and lactation field.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
ADN or Diploma in Nursing Program, BSN preferred
Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.
The RN should be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the OB, newborn, and lactation field
Current Arizona RN license or compact state license
Lactation certification (within 180 days of hire) IBLCE
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC 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.