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Providence Health & Services RN - Lactation Specialist in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse – Lactation Specialist (Family Maternity Center, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Provide direct assistance to lactating patients and to the nurses responsible for patient care.

  • Assume independent responsibility and authority for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluation/follow-up either by personal intervention or through delegation to team members.

  • Individualize patient care using age related concepts based on the unit population.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of programs for Women’s & Children’s Services as directed by Regional Director of Women’s and Children’s and the Clinical Nurse Manager for the FMC.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Montana

  • Current International Board of Lactation Consultants Certified or Counselor Certified

  • 3 years current nursing or Lactation Specialist experience in obstetrical or newborn care in an acute care hospital

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Labor & Delivery/Obstetric Nursing

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 220732