||Job Summary:Registered NurseThe focus of nursing care on the NL-Cardiac Unit is age appropriate cardiac nursing care for cardiac telemetry patients. Nurses caring for patients on the Cardiac Unit care for patients with cardiac disease, cardiac surgery post operation, day 1, as well as pre and post cardiac diagnostic and interventional procedures. Candidate must be adaptable to a fast-paced ever-changing environment. Candidate must be a strong team player, possess exemplary customer service skills and demonstrate consistent use of EMMC Caring Behaviors.
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Regulatory Requirements: •Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in Maine or eligible to obtain
•BLS and ACLS certification must be obtained within 12 months of hire
•Successful completion of an EKG course and Cardiac Care course within 12 months of hireProfessional Requirements:•Always maintains patient confidentiality
•Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community
•Maintains regulatory requirements
•Complies with all organizational policies regarding Northern Light Health's Code of Conduct and ethical business practices
•Ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner
•Must be reliable and accountable to team members and patients
•Willing to participate in activities that promote self and staff development as well as the development of unit specific strategic goalsPhysical Demands: •Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment
•Ability to be in close contact with patients/people
•Sitting and extended periods of standing and walking
•Stretchers, monitors, pumps are moved several times a day to accommodate patient and equipment transfers
•Ability to lift 10 lbs. with one hand to attach IV pumps to IV poles
•Reaching and stretching maybe required at anytime
•Ability to push and pull heavy computers on wheels, push wheelchairs with patients of 300 pounds or more
•Able to lift 50 pounds without assistance
•High volume of stooping, bending, lifting, pulling and twisting
•Able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from supply carts or bend to reach equipment on carts below knee level
•Must possess upper body strength, agility and lung capacity necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
•Able to wear protective equipment and pass fit testing
•Able to move portable oxygen tanks for patients from oxygen racks to stretchers to accompany patients
•Ability 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 care for patients
•Ability to use the electronic medical record effectively and accurately including fine motor skills for keyboarding and the use of a mouseWorking Environment:•Fast-paced clinical environment
•Participation in unit specific and hospital wide activities promoting self and staff development
•Participation in the development of unit specific strategic goals that align with Northern Light Health Eastern Maine Medical Center's mission and vision.Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is committed to making healthcare work for the people of Maine. It is a 411- bed, regional tertiary care and ACS verified level II trauma center serving a patient population of 500,000 living in the northern two-thirds of the state's geography. The hospital is a base for LifeFlight of Maine, a critical care air transportation service flying nearly 900 missions per year. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.
Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England's best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.
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