Registered Nurse (RN) - Lactation

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 169209-1A
Date Posted: Jul 13, 2021
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital 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 Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

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

Per diem, hours assigned as needed.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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

Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and a current Massachusetts Registered Nurse licenser.  BSN preferred, BCLS required.  IBCLC certification required.  Minumum of 6 months relevant experience required.