Job Description



About AVH:

The major strength of Androscoggin Valley Hospital (AVH) is found in its wide network of specialists who provide care throughout Coos and portions of Carroll County, NH. With wide-ranging specialties including, but not limited to, Audiology, Urology, Ear, Nose, Throat/Allergy, OB/GYN, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, and General Surgery, a number of our providers travel to multiple North Country locations, providing a seamless and convenient patient experience. A 25-bed critical access hospital, AVH also offers state-of-the-art Imaging technology: Mammography, CT Scan, Ultrasound, and MRI all received Gold Seal Accreditation from the American College of Radiology. AVH proudly offers a full complement of Physical Therapy services (Inpatient, Outpatient, and off-site) as well as Occupational Therapy (Inpatient and Outpatient.) The close relationship that AVH enjoys with Coos County Family Health Services yields multiple off-site Laboratory locations within their primary care clinics. Named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by iVantage numerous times, the providers, nurses, staff, and volunteers work tirelessly to personify the Hospital’s Mission to Deliver the Best Healthcare Experience to Every Patient, Every Day.



About North Country Healthcare (NCH):

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.

North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.




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 

Essential Qualifications: Current NH LPN license, Enrolled in an RN program, Current BLS certification, Basic Dysrhythmia preferred, Excellent interpersonal communications skills, organizational skills, and time management skills.


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