Registered Nurse(RN) - Lactation

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 151865-1A
Date Posted: Mar 2, 2020
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

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Beverly Hospital  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Lactation Consultant Service Registered Nurses who are International Board Certified Lactation Consultants provide specialized breastfeeding support for inpatients seven days a week. 

  • The breastfeeding initiation rate on the postpartum unit is eighty-four percent. 
  • Referrals are made by nursing staff, physicians, and certified nurse midwives for patients experiencing difficulty with breastfeeding and for all breastfeeding patients in the Special Care Nursery. 
  • In addition, the lactation service includes a Breastfeeding Center where the lactation consultant provides mother/infant breastfeeding assessment, education and support on an outpatient basis. Patients can schedule an appointment during the hours of operation. Breast pumps and additional breastfeeding merchandise are available for purchase or on a rental basis as a convenience to mothers. Individual need assessment may be employed to provide equipment for qualifying patients. 

Scheduled Hours

20 hours per week, day shift.   Every other weekend & holiday required.


About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse license. 

BSN preferred

BCLS required

IBCLC certification required. 

Prior experience in the role preferred.