Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Infectious Disease

  • MaineHealth
  • South Portland, ME, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Nursing Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

Summary

LPNs:

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
    • 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)
    • Diploma from an approved practical nursing program.
    • Active State of Maine Nursing License or eligible for licensure.
    • Two Years LPN experience preferred.
    • Current BLS required.
    • 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.
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.