RN Lactation Specialist - Women's Services

RN Lactation Specialist - Women's Services

Legacy Health | Portland, OR, 97209, US
Job Type: Full TimeCompensation$41 – $62 per hour

Posted 22 days ago

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RN Lactation Specialist - Women's Services


Job ID: 22-28695
Type: Part Time - Benefitted
Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel


The Legacy nursing philosophy focuses on patients and their families. Our nurses embody this philosophy in everything they do, as advocates, communicators, problem-solvers and caregivers. Their expertise is sought after and respected by our health care team. In short, they are the face of wellness at Legacy. Does this sound like an environment in which you could thrive? If so, we invite you to consider this opportunity.

Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel is a regional center for the care of infants, children and teens. We offer unrivaled pediatric expertise in a state of- the-art facility designed exclusively for children. From routine care to the most complex cases, pediatricians

and families trust us to provide the most advanced medical and surgical care for kids.


The RN Lactation Specialist provides assessment, assistance, and support of infant nutrition, through feeding with breastmilk, working on breastfeeding support, to infants, adult and adolescent parents, and families. The Specialist provides education to staff and physicians, as well as to the community. The Specialist works closely with physicians and staff, and promotes collaboration and communication. The Specialist participates effectively in the daily operations of both inpatient in acute care setting throughout the hospital and with outpatient care.



As required by licensure. BSN or degree in progress strongly preferred. BSN may be required for specific assignments; experienced RNs without a BSN may be hired based on clinical experience with approval of the site CNO. IBCLC certification required.


Demonstrated ability of expert interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, patients, families, physicians and the community.

Demonstrated ability to teach effectively.

Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

Preferred IBCLC experience with families and feeding plans.

Three years in acute setting.


Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled