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Staff Nurse
BANGOR ME 04402
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-90642396

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Eastern Maine Healthcare System

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Staff Nurse
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the operating room and other areas of the perioperative services for all patient population. Provide age specific peri-operative nursing care. Supports the mission, vision, and values of the organization. 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: Current Maine RN License required or must be eligible to obtain Maine RN License.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED: Minimum 1 year Nursing experience required _or_ OR nursing experience required. Ability to work in a fast paced intraoperative setting. Weekend/Holiday rotation. Non-Restricted call. Must be able to work in all OR's in Surgical Services.
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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