Job Description

Payrange for position is between:
/hr and $25.50/hr based on experience.

Job Summary:

The LPN internship program is a minimum of 24 hours per week until you graduate from your RN program you will be assigned to a primary preceptor.  You will work most of your shifts with your primary preceptor - an experienced RN.  Your preceptor is your guide, educator, and mentor.  By the end of your internship, you will be ready to take on a typical patient assignment of five/six patients within the LPN scope of practice. When you complete your RN program, you will be expected to sit for the RN NCLEX exam within four weeks after graduation. Once you pass your RN NCLEX and we verify your license, you will continue your orientation, with your preceptor, in the RN scope of practice. The RN orientation is a full time (36 hours per week) commitment You are expected to work full time as a RN at Weeks Medical Center for two years post-graduation. The Med-Surg Manager has the right to deny transfer to another department prior to the end of the 2-year (RN) period.  QUALIFICATIONS: Current NH LPN license, Enrolled in an RN program, Current BLS certification, ACLS, Basic Dysrhythmia preferre, MOAB training withinone year, Excellent interpersonal communications skills, organizational skills and time management skills.

About WMC:

The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology, while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today ’s healthcare environment.

About North Country Healthcare (NHC):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

Member organizations include Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, and North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency in Littleton. NCH is proud to be the largest employer in the North Country.

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