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Psych RN

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC153806061
Company Name
Northern Light Health
Physical Address

Bangor, ME 04402
Job Description

Job Summary:

The Psychiatric Registered Nurse is a Registered Nurse with limited
experience with the psychiatric adult patient. A nurse practicing at
this level is learning to apply new psychiatric nursing knowledge and
skills to patient care situations. The nurse draws on learned facts and
rules to organize care and guide practice. With increased experience,
the Psychiatric Registered Nurse is increasingly able to modify
interventions to meet the individual needs of patients and have a basic
understanding of reflective practice. The Psychiatric Registered Nurse
performs any duties and/or responsibilities assigned by Manger or
Supervisor.

Please click on the link below for more information about Northern Light
Acadia Hospital:

Professional Requirements:

• Always Maintains patient confidentiality
• Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in
the community
• Maintains regulatory requirements including: Joint Commission, Federal
and State
• Complies with all organizational policies regarding Northern Light
Health’s Code of Conduct and ethical business practices
• Practices according to the American Nurses Association’s Code for
Nurses and Standards of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Regulatory Requirements:

• Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse currently licensed
in Maine or eligible to obtain
• Must have current BLS certification
• Completes I-Care Mandatory Education on a yearly basis
• Attends all mandatory safety related education programs
• Follows safety procedures to prevent injury to self and others
• Always Carries assigned keys and wears ID badge
• Refrains from the abuse of chemicals

Physical Demands:

• Visual acuity, color vision, hearing acuity, and tactile sensation are
necessary to respond to patient response and requests
• The ability to read and speak English, to communicate and document
information
• Must possess the manual dexterity and the degree of body strength and
flexibility to respond to aggressive patient behavior
• The ability to reach and stretch intermittently
• Time may be spent sitting at a computer, collaborating with other
healthcare team members
• Standing and walking comprises come of the work day.

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an
integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with
no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for
our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and
services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician
practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and
emergency ground and air transport.

Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine’s
spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New
England’s best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine
located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional
hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport
offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.


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