Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Falmouth Primary Care
Falmouth, ME, USA
Jan 05, 2021
Then LPN provides basic quality nursing care to patients by collaborating with the registered nurse (RN) medical assistant (MA) and provider to collect data, plan, educate, implement and deliver care safely, effectively and within the scope of their license as defined by the State of Maine Nurse Practice Act and in accordance with the Code of Ethics for Nurses.
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.
Committed to being the trusted source for quality care – and careers.
At MaineHealth, exceptional people using the latest in advanced innovations help ensure that our northern New England communities are the healthiest they can be. From a full array of telehealth programs to the most sophisticated electronic medical records system, our clinical technology is second to none. But it’s our people who bring these medical advancements to life as they change the lives of the people in the communities we’re proud to serve.
As a non-profit family of high-quality healthcare providers, we’re working together to create strong, vibrant and healthy partnerships. We are an integrated healthcare delivery system made up of the state’s only academic medical center (and largest hospital), a large bio-medical research center, community hospitals, home care agencies, physician practices, an outpatient lab, and diagnostic and surgery centers. In addition to our clinical opportunities, MaineHealth also offers a variety of fulfilling careers in finance, human resources, information services, marketing, support services, and more!
The MaineHealth family of hospitals and healthcare organizations offers outstanding opportunities to work and live in one of the most spectacular areas of our nation. Our ongoing growth and focus on compassionate care mean a choice of challenging and rewarding career opportunities throughout our system – from mid-sized cities and small towns in the mountains to beautiful coastal communities.
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