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Nurse Practitioner / PA – Lactation Consultant – Per Diem

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Minimum of 24 hours in 6 week block.

Get MORE from your career with Hartford HealthCare


There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join the Lactation Team at Hartford Hospital.  The extensive capabilities of the most integrated healthcare system in CT offers Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants 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.


Opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide per diem lactation consultant services, in a high volume Women's Health Services, Breastfeeding Department at Hartford Hospital, located in Hartford, CT


Some highlights of this opportunity include:

  • Hartford Hospital’s lactation team offers inpatient bedside consultations on the postpartum unit as well immediately after delivery when ordered by a provider
  • The team offers virtual follow up appointments as scheduled when inpatient or if one calls for lactation assistance, and see’s outpatients in the hospital exam/consultation rooms
  • 9am – 5:30pm shifts are available 7 days per week
  • The team runs a free weekly Breastfeeding Support Group and moderates the Hartford Health Care Facebook Breastfeeding Support Group
  • This is an opportunity to work collaboratively with the Labor and Delivery, Maternity, and Women's Health and Ambulatory Health Services staff, Obstetrics and Pediatric providers.
  • We support your development and wellbeing through the respected Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice - an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners,  and the groundbreaking Office of Provider Wellness


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 LIFE IN YOUR LIFE apply today!


Certification and license as a Physician Assistant, or National Board Certification, as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), or Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) is required. International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is highly preferred, or willingness to obtain within 1 year of employment. Lactation, Labor and Delivery, Women’s Health, or Maternal Child Health experience is required. Knowledge of ICD 9 / ICD 10 codes preferred.

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