LPN Med Surg Intern
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):
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.