189 Village Road Smithfield, Maine 04978 Phone: (207) 362-5252 Fax: (207) 362-5229

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse – Homecare Pediatric Case

Norridgewock

Description:

Home, Hope & Healing is seeking a skilled and compassionate LPN, to work with a Pediatric client in the Norridgewock area.

We specialize in nursing care for medically complex clients in their homes using block time nursing, which provides the opportunity to get to know the client clinically and to support the family, with one-on-one service in one client home. You’ll make a real difference to enhance and improve the quality of our clients’ lives with your nursing skills.

Flexible hours/schedules available to work per diem (as needed), or up to FT, with benefits. Shifts typically run 8 to 12-hours. Prior to working with our clients, staff are well trained with client-specific education and provided hands-on training.

Positions report to and are supported by a nursing manager who works as the Regional Nurse Manager (RNM).

Requirements:

• critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• excellent interpersonal and appropriate supervisory skills
• excellent work boundaries and professionalism
• relate with compassion and empathy and provide warm encouragement
• high integrity and trustworthiness to provide care in the security of client home
• reliable and punctual
• good writing/documentation skills
• excellent communicator with agency office staff and supervisory staff
• lift, pull and/or transfer a client less than 35 lbs. without the assistance of a mechanical device with proper body mechanics; lift and/or transfer a 35-60 lb. client with a mechanical device or 2-person assist, and by mechanical device if client exceeds 60 lbs.
• fulfill other physical demands such as bend, twist, pull, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach; prolonged standing, sitting, walking, and occasional stair climbing.
• reliable transportation

Educational & Other Requirements:
• Current state of Maine Licensed Practical Nursing License (LPN)
• One year of clinical experience in home care, or one year of professional nursing experience within the past three years, or for newly-licensed nurses and those who wish to return to clinical nursing, ask about our Preceptor Program!
• Valid driver’s license
• Successful passing of background checks

Benefits:

Excellent benefits package includes:

FT, 30-40 hours/week: Health Insurance with a company-matched Health Savings Account and a company contribution towards a Health Reimbursement Arrangement; Dental and Vision Insurance and Flexible Spending Accounts (health and dependent care); company-paid Life Insurance.

PT & FT, 20 hours/week or more – up to 2 weeks of Paid Time Off accrual for vacation, sick and holiday time off; may participate in other supplemental insurance plans such as Short-term Disability (STD), Life, Cancer, etc. All staff are eligible for the EAP (Employee Assistance Program) benefit.

401(k) retirement plan with up to a 4% employer match offered to all staff (Per Diem, PT, or FT) after one year of service, 1,000 work hours and attaining age 21.

Pay is determined upon hire and based on experience.

EOE