Whoever they are, whatever their circumstances, Mainers know they can count on Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center. We are committed to providing the highest level of care in our region. We are committed to our community as well, caring for everyone, even those who can't afford to pay. We stand ready, 24 hours a day. Because the way we see it, nothing should stand in the way of your health.
Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center and its staff of more than 450 physicians provide three-quarters of the primary-care services in the Bangor area, specialty and intensive services and is a level II trauma center.
We are a host for Lifeflight of Maine, we provide outreach and support to local hospitals throughout Maine and serve as a resource for physicians, patients, and healthcare students.
Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is part of a not-for-profit organization.POSITION SUMMARY: Under the leadership of the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for daily operations the nursing unit. Able to provide age appropriate nursing care and serve as a resource to the units patient population. Must be adaptable to a fast-paced ever-changing environment. A strong team player. Must possess exemplary customer service skills and demonstrate consistent use of EMMC Caring Behaviors. Ability to communicate well with all members of the healthcare team. Must project a professional image at all times. Responsible for holding staff accountable in maintaining compliance with CMS Conditions of Participation and Joint Commission Standards. Must have a high level of interpersonal and communication skills and be a demonstrated team player. Must demonstrate reliability and accountability to team members and patients.MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Registered Nurse licensed in MaineMINIMUM EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED: Minimum 5 years Med-Surg Experience. Must have a high level of interpersonal and communication skills and must be a demonstrated team player. Demonstrate reliability and accountability to your team members and patients. Ability to a complete and comprehensive age specific nursing care to the population of patients within the assigned unit/area.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Cardiac Telemetry experience preferred. Excellent IV skills.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment. Ability to come in close contact with people. Sitting, and extended periods of standing and walking are required. Stretchers, monitors, pumps are moved several times a day to accommodate patient and equipment transfers. The nurse must be able to lift 10 lbs. with one hand to attach IV pumps to IV poles. Reaching and stretching may be required at any time. Ability to push and pull heavy computers on wheels; push wheelchairs with 300+ pound patients, frequently lifting 50 pounds without assistance; high volume of stooping, bending, lifting, pulling and twisting. The nurse must be able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from the supply carts of bend to reach equipment supplied below knee level. Must possess upper body strength, agility and lung capacity necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and have the ability to wear protective equipment and to pass fit testing. Portable O2 tanks are lifted from O2 racks to stretchers to accompany patients.Must be able to perform various sensory requirements such as visual and color acuity, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills and hearing in order to assess and treat the patient accurately. Use of the electronic medical record requires visual acuity for reading information on computer screens and fine motor skills for keyboarding and use of a mouse.WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Fast paced clinical environment. Participation in unit specific and hospital wide activities that promote self and staff development. Participation in the development of unit specific strategic goals that assist with the fulfillment of the Eastern Maine Medical Center mission and vision.
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