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Kadlec RN - Lactation Specialist - Labor & Delivery in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse Lactation Specialist to join our growing Labor And Delivery team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full Time, 0.9. 12 hour variable shifts. Shifts include weekends.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program required.

  • Bachelor’s in Science of Nursing or higher from an accredited educational institution, or Bachelor’s in Science of Nursing or higher in progress, required. If Bachelor’s in Science of Nursing or higher is in progress, must be completed within 3 years from date of higher.

  • Current WA State RN Licensure

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS

  • NRP within 3 months

  • At least 1 year of recent maternal child nursing experience, with emphasis on breast-feeding required.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Registered Nurse Lactation Specialist you will perform activities to encourage and support breast feeding to Kadlec Medical Center families including inpatients, outpatients, prenatal clients and employees. Updates nursing staff/Physicians on current information regarding breast-feeding and performs related duties as assigned.

  • Demonstrate and sustain compliance with the Caregiver Expectations and Code of Conduct.

  • Provide consultation and instruction in basic breast feeding routines and techniques to new mothers, both inpatient and outpatient.

  • Identify and problem-solve breast feeding problems, both inpatient and outpatient.

  • Provide instruction, written information and demonstration of the use of various types of breast pumps and other devices.

  • Schedule outpatient visits and provide consultation for breast feeding problems following discharge.

  • Document nursing interventions, patient response, effectiveness and complications.

  • Serve as a resource for Kadlec Medical Center staff, physicians, and physicians’ office staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer”. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 269662