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Registered Nurse (RN), Lactation Department

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2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 19588
Date Posted: May 23, 2024

Job Description


Novant Health is hiring a Lactation Department registered nurse for the Second shift at our New Hanover Regional Medical Center location in Wilmington, NC. We’re offering a relocation bonus of up to $7,500!

  • Schedule: Part-Time, 0.6 FTE, 48 hours per 2 weeks, 8 Hour Evening Shift (2:00 pm – 10:30pm) possibility for Full–Time.
  • No on-call hours!
  • Department: Lactation Department
  • Benefits: This position is eligible for benefits. For more benefit information, please visit our website here:

Remarkable care. Remarkable careers. Why become a registered nurse at Novant Health?

  • Clinical Ladder Program to help you advance your nursing career.
  • Recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers by State for 2022
  • One of the nation’s 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Recognized as Leaders in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign
  • One of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion by Disability: IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities
  • One of the Best Places for Diverse & Women Managers to Work by Diversity MBA Magazine
  • Top ratings in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group
  • Quality and safety recognition from CMS

About the Lactation Department:

We’re seeking a registered nurse to join our Lactation team! NHRMC is committed to supporting mothers in their breastfeeding journey and ensuring the best possible start for both mother and baby. Our nurses are skilled in providing lactation support, empowering mothers to achieve their breastfeeding goals, and promoting maternal-infant bonding. This position offers the opportunity to work independently, without on-call hours, in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements standards of care and guidelines to assist breastfeeding mothers in all areas of the organization actively promoting breastfeeding and assist mothers in reaching their breastfeeding goals.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in coordinating the plan of care and facilitating patient outcomes.
  • Functions effectively with fluctuating patient census can prioritize and manage daily work.
  • Provides a breastfeeding plan for discharge.
  • Using extensive breastfeeding knowledge; advises and develops plan of care regarding management of breastfeeding problems.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills for problem solving and anticipating patient care needs.

Job Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in accredited nursing school required.
  • Current valid North Carolina nursing license or Multi-State/Compact required.
  • 1 Year experience in acute care required.
  • IBCLC Required
  • 2-year experience in Maternal/Child nursing role including breastfeeding support required.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Maternal/Child nursing role including breastfeeding support or experience working as a Lactation Consultant preferred.

Novant Health is committed to improving the health of its communities, one person at a time. We have a strong focus on innovation and research offering best-in-class technology and clinical care. We are committed to providing high-quality, affordable healthcare to all our patients as well as equipping our workforce with the tools and support needed.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.

If your RN nursing license has been inactive, retired or lapsed for five years or more and you have not been licensed in another state during the last five years, successful completion of a Board approved refresher course is required prior to reactivating or reinstating your license. In order to be considered for current licensure status, you must apply for reinstatement within one year of completing the refresher course.

Meet with a Recruiter:

Join us for Walk-In Wednesdays at NHRMC's Cafeteria located in Wilmington, NC, every Wednesday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Enter through our Main Entrance at 2131 S 17th St and check in with Guest Services to meet with one of our remarkable Nursing Recruiters. Our recruiters are here to help you find the perfect fit for the next step in your nursing career! Don't miss this chance to explore what NHRMC has to offer. See you there!

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