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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Portland Primary Care

Company: Maine Medical Center
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Summary For this positions we are seeking candidates with pediatric experience. Position Summary Position is responsible for assisting with total patient care by performing clinical duties under the supervision of physicians and the clinical manager. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Education: Diploma from an approved practical nursing program. License/Certifications: Active State of Maine Nursing License or eligible for licensure. Current BLS required. Experience: Two years' LPN experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology. Familiarity with health care systems, regulations, policies and functions. Understanding of documentation standards. Knowledge of infectious disease management and control safety standards. Skill in reading and following written and oral medical orders. Skill in handling a number of tasks simultaneously. Ability to perform mathematical calculations for drug dosages. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and diverse patient populations. Proficient computer skills and knowledge of the electronic medical record. Ability to maintain confidentiality. MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of twelve local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 22,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave (available at most locations), retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs. With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care - and the science behind that care - is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

Keywords: Maine Medical Center, Portland , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Portland Primary Care, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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