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Lactation Consultant Registered Nurse / RN

Lovelace Women's Hospital
Alameda, New Mexico
Closing date
Jun 13, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center

Registered Nurse RN, Lactation Consultant, Full Time, Days

We are looking for a Lactation Consultant Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Lactation team in Albuquerque, NM.

Lovelace Women's Hospital
, the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women's health, offers a 53-bed advanced neonatal intensive care unit, a natural birthing center, an award-winning breast care center and the first robotic surgery program in the state recognized as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation.

If you bring your body, mind and spirit to your work and your passion for women's health is tangible you will want to grow your career at Lovelace Women's Hospital. Lovelace Women's Hospital is New Mexico's first and only hospital dedicated to women's health and women from all over New Mexico come to deliver their babies here. As a labor and delivery nurse you know how to stay organized and move fast. You thrive in fast-paced environments and are passionate about coaching and educating your patients through a life-changing event. Grow your career in our labor and delivery department- submit your application today!


Lactation Consultant Registered Nurse (RN) Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for applying professional clinical skills and expertise to the care and management of breastfeeding infants and lactating mothers.
  • Responsible for the development, promotion and implementation of lactation support services to clinical staff, patients and community members.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety.


Lactation Consultant Registered Nurse (RN) Education and Experience Job Requirements:

  • Minimum: Associate's Degree or Diploma of Nursing
  • Desired: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • One (1) year of training and program development experience
  • Valid NM Nursing license or NM compact license (within 90 days of hire)
  • Current BLS; NRP
  • Training: Intensified training in lactation
  • Current IBCLC or IBCLC Exam scheduled within one (1) year from date of hire
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work independently
  • Basic computer skills

Why Lovelace Women's Hospital:
  • International Board Certified lactation Consultant® (IBCLC) Care Award, 2020
  • "A" grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2019-2021
  • Healthgrades 2020 Specialty Excellence Awards: Pulmonology Care Excellence, 2020
  • New Mexico Hospital Association/American Hospital Association Quest For Excellence award, General acute Hospital, 2019, 2021
  • Women's Choice award for America's Best Breast Centers, 2015-2022
  • Women's Choice Award for America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, 2016-2019
  • Women's Choice Award for America's Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, 2021-2022
  • Women's Choice award for America's Best Mammogram Imaging Center, 2021-2022

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

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