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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) Lactation Consultation / Family Birthing Center

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 36 hours primarily weekday Monday- Friday. will consider weekend availability

Get MORE from your career with Hartford HealthCare

Hartford HealthCare, the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, has a new growth opportunity for a Family Birthing Center Nurse Practitioner to join our cohesive team to provide value-based care to patients in outpatient settings in Backus Hospital.

Some highlights of this opportunity include:

  • Nurse Practitioners (APRN) provide direct lactation support and education to patients and staff to ensure that a high quality, cost effective service is delivered.
  • Advanced Practitioners are responsible for providing comprehensive, advanced, and specialized health services across the continuum of the patient’s lactation experience.
  • This is an opportunity to work collaboratively with the Maternity Women's health services.
  • These responsibilities include, but are not limited to patient and staff education, consultation and partnerships with health care resources and others within our organization, network and community. 
  • Assists in the establishment of lactation through education and direct patient care in the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods
  • Assesses for breastfeeding difficulties. Works with providers to establish an individual plan of action for patients, using hospital polices and protocols top ensure consistency of information.  

Shift – 36 Hours

There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join Hartford HealthCare.  The extensive capabilities of the most integrated healthcare system in CT offers Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners MORE OPPORTUNITY as you practice with nationally respected colleagues in a progressive, physician-led environment.    Our broad network includes seven acute care hospitals including one of the largest academic and surgical hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals, and one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in New England with more than 1,000 providers.

This means MORE OPTIONS to propel your career to new heights and all within a deeply embedded culture of inclusion, innovation, and focus on the highest quality of care. We are teachers, researchers, innovators, leaders and, most of all, caregivers.

Located between Boston and New York City, Connecticut offers you and your family access to a lifestyle that is second to none.  Enjoy the finest schools in the nation, four beautiful seasons of recreational activities, and options to live at the shore, in leafy suburbs, or in vibrant urban areas.  To put MORE GROWTH IN YOUR CAREER, apply today!





  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the state of Connecticut.
  • International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Nurse-Midwifery Program
  • 1-3 years of experience in Maternal Child Heath or Family Practice
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