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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - LTC - TAMC - MARS HILL - Intermediate Care Unit AHC

at Northern Light Health

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Reference #: 1027732
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Job Description

66710

The Aroostook Medical Center

Intermediate Care Unit AHC

Regular Full-time

Night

Nights

36

Contact: Gina Ritchie
Email: gritchie@emhs.org

GENENRAL DESCRIPTION/MISSION STATEMENT: The Licensed Practical Nurse is a nurse licensed in the State of Maine who performs tasks and responsibilities within a structured health care setting. Demonstrates the ability to provide supportive and restorative care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse; as well as displaying knowledge and clinical skills in caring for patients/residents with varying needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Collaborates with the Registered Nurse in the assessment of patient/resident needs, problems, and/or concerns.

2. Contributes to the development of an age appropriate comprehensive plan of care based on assessment data, information from family, other members of the health care team and previous medical records.

3. Assists with meeting the learning needs of the patient/resident/family. Collaborates with other health care professionals on effectiveness of patient/resident/family teaching and patient/resident response.

4. Provides safe and efficient direct patient care as required.

OTHER RESPOONSIBILITIES:

Performs other work related duties as assigned.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

Current Maine State Board of Nursing LPN license or shall have a current temporary license with a stated expiration date.

AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Variable work schedule requires day, evening and night work, as well as weekend and some holidays.

EDUCATION, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

1. Graduate of an approved Practical Nursing Program.

2. Successful completion of Orientation program for specific area assigned.

3. Successful completion of TAMC certification programs as required by employment assignment.

4. Certificate in CPR