at Covenant Health in Lewiston, Maine, United States

Job Description

  • Experienced New Hires, Bonus Eligible
JOB SUMMARY The Registered Nurse in the Emergency Psych Services department is an essential member of the patient care team, responsible for direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process in all assigned areas. In this role, the RN will be responsible for developing and periodically updating individualized, interdisciplinary plans of care, evaluating patient outcomes, and identifying available resources for patients. St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is one of New England’s most comprehensive behavioral healthcare facilities and offers a place where lives are turned around and put on a path to hope, happiness an good mental health. The Crisis Psychiatric Unit provides care to patients age 5 and up with psychiatric illnesses. Some patients may also have a need for medical care. The most frequent psychiatric diagnoses are major depression, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorder and psychotic disorders. Patients who are in need of, or requesting detoxification, also make up some clientele. JOB REQUIREMENTS Education:

+ 2-Year Associates degree required

+ Valid Stat of Maine RN license

+ BLS Certification required

+ CPI training preferred, but will be offered upon hire


+ 1-3 year previous nursing experience preferred

+ At least 1 year previous experience in mental health nursing preferred

Other Skills Required:

+ Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills required

+ Excellent team player

+ Ability to manage stress appropriately and make decisions under pressure

+ Flexibility required to provide coverage 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC178100769

Posted On: Feb 19, 2021

Updated On: Jan 28, 2022