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Staff Nurse
BANGOR ME 04402
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-90642363

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Eastern Maine Healthcare System

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Staff Nurse
Peri anesthesia nursing care to adult and pediatric patients who will be undergoing surgery in all Advanced Surgical Care of Maine surgical suites- Kagan, Level 1 and Cardiac OR. Pre anesthesia nurses also provide intraoperative cell salvage and direct assistance to the anesthesiologist in the Cardiac OR. All EMMC nurses participate in activities that promote self and staff development as well as the development of unit specific strategic goals.
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.
Requirements:
? Current Maine Registered Nurse license required or must be eligible to obtain Maine RN License.
? Minimum 2 years med-surg experience (Cardiac Telemetry preferred) _OR_ current Peri Anesthesia/ICU/ER/CCU experience required.
? On-call required
? Peri Anesthesia and/or ICU/ER/CCU experience preferred.
? Excellent IV skills, hemodynamic, and cardiac monitoring required.
? ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire.
? Ability to work in a fast paced peri-anesthesia and cardiac setting in all Surgical Service areas
? A strong team player with good interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a fast paced peri-anesthesia and cardiac setting in all Surgical Service areas.
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.
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 and 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 respiratory protection 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. Expectation for participation in unit-specific and hospital-wide activities that promote self and professional development. Expectation for participation in the development and/or execution of strategic goals, patient safety and quality improvement initiatives that assist with the fulfillment of the Eastern Maine Medical Center mission and vision.

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