Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Merriman House

  • MaineHealth
  • North Conway, Conway, NH, USA
  • Jun 21, 2021
PRN Licensed Practical Nurses/Vocational Nurses(LVN)/(LPN)

Job Description

Summary

Position Summary

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) coordinates total nursing care for Merriman House residents, as appropriate and within scope of nursing practice. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the health care team in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.
  • This is a per diem position with flexible scheduling and generous shift differential on nights and weekends.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Education: See “License/Certifications.”
  • License/Certifications: Active New Hampshire LPN license. Current BCLS preferred.
  • Experience: Prior experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of nursing processes; structure and functions
  • Knowledge of chart/medical record documentation and terminology requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff
  • Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination
  • Ability to calculate and administer drug dosages and injections and measure results
  • Ability to respond the changing workload based on patient census and to direct, supervise and evaluate care in order to individualize nursing care provided to patients
  • Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations
  • Proficient computer skills

For more information on career opportunities at Memorial Hospital, contact Beth Carpenter, Senior Recruiter/Talent Acquisition Partner at emcarpente@mainehealth.org or (603) 356-4939.

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.

 
  •  North Conway, NH
  •  Memorial Hospital
  •  Per Diem - Flexible (As Needed)
  •  Nursing
  • Req #: 134781

Specialty

LVN/LPN