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Lactation Consultant Registered Nurse RN PRN

HCA Healthcare
Portsmouth, NH 03801




Doyou have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in afast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in ourLabor & Delivery department. Submit your application today!

Portsmouth Regional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. Most recently, we were named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Joint Replacements through a National Study by Healthgrades. Most recently, we received the Leapfrog ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade.
Per Diem, Varied Hours as Needed


TheLactation Consultant is a certified individual that holds specialized knowledgeand clinical expertise in breastfeeding and human lactation and providescomprehensive breastfeeding education, support and assistance for women duringthe prenatal to post partum periods.

  • Provide evidence-based information and education to inpatient and outpatient breastfeeding mothers.
  • Support practices that promote breastfeeding
  • Provide comprehensive mother/baby feeding assessments and feeding plans using current and approved techniques and devices that safely support breastfeeding.
  • Provide information on community resources.
  • Participate, as needed, in the weekly mother’s support group, the monthly prenatal breastfeeding classes, and staff education.
  • Collaborated with staff and providers to create a lactation feeding plan
  • Audits records for maintenance of core measures and quality indicators
  • Provides education to staff and providers on current breastfeeding best practices
  • Utilizes evidenced based literature to drive lactation policies and best practice
  • Assist nursing staff with maternal & newborn care as required

Additional Information about our Labor & Delivery Unit:
  • Five labor bed unit with Eight couplet rooms for mother and baby
  • Level II nursery for acute infant stabilization
  • Five pediatric and women’s health beds
  • On average we delivery 450 babies per year, with 23% being delivered by C-Section
  • A focus on quality, with perinatal safety nurse and educator on staff
  • We offer area leading Doula services as well as: Massage therapy, aroma therapy, and Reiki services for all patients
  • Voted “Best Place to Have a Baby” in the Seacoast, two years running (2017 & 2018)
  • Hi-tech Bluetooth and wireless monitoring, called Novii, for top level care
  • Support for nurses to receive fetal monitoring certification within two years and encourage other areas of growth for their team

HCAis dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provideyou the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We arecurrently looking for an ambitious Registered Nurse to help us reach ourgoals. Unlock your potential here!


Education Required and/or Preferred:
  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
  • Current Registered Nurse License in New Hampshire or compact state
  • BLS
  • NRP certification within first year of hire
  • 1 to 3 years of RN experience in Maternity/Labor & Delivery and Lactation Consultation experience
 “We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.”


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.



Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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