Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Knox Center

  • MaineHealth
  • Rockland, ME, USA
  • Jul 20, 2021
Full time Licensed Practical Nurses/Vocational Nurses(LVN)/(LPN)

Job Description

Summary

The Knox Center is conveniently located in historic Rockland, Maine. Victorian homes dot the tree-lined streets, children play in a park next door, the public library is just around the corner and the ocean is a short walk away. In addition to providing the highest standard of care, we aim to offer complete comfort and safety for our patients and their families. Come join our team!

THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR OUR CURRENT SIGN-ON BONUS**

Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 6 months to be eligible.

Position Summary

Responsible to oversee and deliver excellent quality care to patients/residents on assigned unit as prescribed by the patients/residents' plans of care and established protocols, as directed by the Unit Manager in collaboration with other members of the health care team.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Education: Graduate of an NLN accredited nursing program.
    • License/Certifications: Current Maine Licensed Practical Nurse License required. BCLS Certification.
    • Experience: At least one year's experience in either medical surgical nursing, or long term care including dementia care and skilled care, or home care setting preferred.
    • Understanding of and good working knowledge of nursing process.
    • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks, and communicate with all levels of personnel.
    • Excellent judgement and documentation skills required.

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, 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.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 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.

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.

  • Rockland, ME
  •  Knox Center
  •  Full Time - Day Shift
  •  Nursing
  • Req #: 128111