Lactation Consultant – RN Lactation

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: 6701 Women?s & Children?s Admin – CRH

Category: Nursing

PRN, Nights, 4 hours

Posted 8/12/2023

Requisition # 11675

What you need to know about this position:

  • The Lactation Consultant is a staff nurse and member of health care team who is primarily responsible for the lactation education plan; organization, coordination and evaluation of staff development/patient educational programs/literature; and patient education, works in collaboration with the Women and Children Clinical Nurse Specialist and the Nurse Manager.
  • Acts as a breastfeeding resource for the medical staff. Promotes breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns in the community.
  • The base hourly rate for this position is $32.36. Individual compensation is determined for this position through years of directly relevant experience and does include shift differentials and premium pay as applicable. The hourly compensation is only a portion of the total rewards package and a comprehensive benefits program is available for qualifying positions.
  • This PRN position will have flexible 8 or 12-hour shifts, as needed by the department; with a weekend and holiday rotation.

What is required for this position:

  • Education and/or Experience
    • Minimum three years experience working with childbearing families or maternal health nursing.
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    • BSN preferred.
    • CN II level in the Clinical Enhancement Program required.
    • Commitment to complete Quality Improvement Training within six months of appointment.
  • Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
    • Registered Nurse, currently licensed in State of Indiana required. Current certification as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (I.B.C.L.C.) required within 2 (two) years of hire.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.


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