Lactation Services - Nurse Practitioner or Certified Nurse Midwife

Facility: University of Minnesota Masonic Childrens Hospital 
Address: 2450 Riverside Ave. 
Minneapolis, MN  

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Pediatrics 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Opportunity Description

The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner (NP) with certification in lactation consultation (IBCLC – International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), for the goal of providing inpatient and outpatient lactation consultation services.  The NP lactation consultant functions as a clinical expert in the role of practitioner and educator about lactation issues and provides lactation consultation support.  The NP or CNM will continue to integrate lactation consultation services within the Newborn Family Care Center, pediatric and specialized inpatient units, as well as Fairview Clinics - University Children’s outpatient clinic. There are many opportunities to be involved in hospital committees, quality improvement projects, teaching of students, research and continuing medical education.

Position Qualifications: A qualified candidate will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal Nurse Practitioner training program. Have a current, or be eligible for, Minnesota APRN license and be approved or eligible by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges. NP candidates will be eligible or certified through NCC/ PNCB/ANCC / AANP.  Candidates will be IBCLC certified.  Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. Ability to obtain and/or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota. 

  • Minimum 3-5 years lactation experience and/or one year as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
  • Preferred 3-5 years as IBCLC.

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With 22 lakes in the city limits alone, Minneapolis combines a lush green environment with cosmopolitan sophistication. Music, theater and world-class art, history and culture museums thrive here alongside abundant sports and recreation opportunities. Annual events bring community members together--such as the summer Aquatennial, the Twin Cities Marathon-held during the first weekend in October, and the Holidazzle Parade held each evening between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Sidewalk dining, abundant shopping, educational excellence and economic vitality combine to make Minneapolis an attractive city in which to live and work.


Contact Information
Contact: Jill Herrera 
Phone: 800-842-6469
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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