Birthing Pavilion

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The Birthing Pavilion at Dartmouth-Hitchcock has been recognized as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc., a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This initiative encourages and recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. There are more than 20,000 designated Baby-Friendly hospitals and birth centers worldwide but only 142 active Baby-Friendly hospitals and birth centers in the United States.

Birthing Pavilion Overview

As a nurse, are you looking for daily challenges and endless learning opportunities? Then maybe a career on our Birthing Pavilion is the opportunity you seek. On our 18-bed LDRP (labor, delivery, recovery, and post-partum) Unit, we deliver over 1,000 babies annually and on an average, 55% of our patients are high risk. Our nurses are cross trained in all aspects of obstetrical care within the Birthing Pavilion, including both high and low risk and the role of the circulator in the operating room. As a member of this highly collaborative team you will assess, plan, organize, supervise and make nursing judgments and decisions for our patients. Apply today and you could be working with a large, cohesive, interdisciplinary team of experts tomorrow a one of the most beautiful medical centers in the country.

Birthing Pavilion Services

  • Our nurses will form a team with your obstetrician, midwife, or Family Medicine provider to make sure your labor and delivery are as comfortable as possible.
  • The Birthing Pavilion includes two operating rooms for planned and unplanned cesarean (also known as C-section) births. Doctors and anesthesiologists are also available at all times.
  • The nurses in our Lactation Clinic can answer any concerns you may have about breastfeeding.

Our Staff Certifications

  • Birthing Pavilion nurses maintain certifications in BLS, ACLS and PALS.


The health and well-being of our employees and our community is vital to the success of our organization and a critical component of our vision to “Achieve the healthiest population possible.”

Dartmouth-Hitchcock offers a total compensation package that includes competitive health and welfare benefits. These benefits consist of “Core Benefits” that are provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock as well as “Benefit Choices,” allowing you to select additional benefits to meet your personal situation and needs.

View our Benefit Guide


Please fill out the form below to apply for a nurse position on our Birthing Pavilion.