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Licensed Practical Nurse - Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Summary


For a limited time MaineHealth is offering sign on bonuses for LPNs:


  • 0-1 years of experience eligible for $5,000 (full time)
  • 1-3 years of experience eligible for $7,500 (full time)
  • 3+ years of experience eligible for $10,000 (full time)
  • Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time LPN position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.
  • Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.





    • Position Summary



      • The Licensed Practical Nurse supports Maine Medical Center's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, patient and family centered care, commitment to our community, and accountability. In accordance with the Nursing Standards of Care and within the guidelines of both Maine Medical Center Policies and Procedures and the Maine State Board of Nursing, the Licensed Practical Nurse, under the supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse, performs selected, direct, technical aspects of patient care. The Licensed Practical Nurse makes and reports observations concerning the patient's condition and reinforces patient education in order to meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patient and family. They are able to work in a variety of patient care settings such as Med-Surg, OB, Pediatrics, Psych and clinics.




      • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)



        • Education: N/A


        • License/Certifications: BLS certified. Annual IV certification. Must pass a licensing examination after completing a State-approved practical nursing program.


        • Experience: N/A


        • Complete a Departmental CBO tool at the time of hire demonstrating competencies in designated unit tasks.


        • All clinical competencies.


        • Must pass a course allowing them to function as a Category II in IV therapy prior to employment or shortly after.





          Additional Information



          MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!



          MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org



          At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, 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 health care 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 well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.



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