RN Lactation Consultant - Franciscan Lactation Program Part-time Days

Tacoma, WA
Maternal / Child, Other
Contract Type
Full Time
Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

Job Responsibilities
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!


Job Summary:
Provides delivery of Lactation Services, including providing breastfeeding assessment, plan of care, intervention, and support for mother/infant couplets. Provides access to, and instructions for the use of, breastfeeding equipment and devices, and provides referrals to healthcare providers as appropriate for follow-up. Work requires the services of a Registered Nurse who, based on training and work experience, uses considerable professional knowledge and judgment in creating plans of care, evaluating patients, and providing consultation on best practices for medications and lactation.


Job Requirements


Associate’s degree in Nursing and four years recent related work experience involving childbearing families or maternal health nursing that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Washington State Board of Nursing. Current certification by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (I.B.L.C.E.); OR have submitted an application to sit for the exam at the next scheduled examination offering date, with certification obtained within 3 months of taking the examination.

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.