Registered Nurse (RN) - Special Care Unit

at MaineHealth in Rockport, Maine, United States

Job Description


This position will qualify for a Sign-On Bonus!

Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus.

Must be separated from the MaineHealth system for six months to be eligible.

We are hiring in our special care unit. We have an immediate opening for a full time position, working 36 hours a week to support the day and the evening shifts.

Position Summary

The SCU/SD RN is responsible for complex assessment, high intensity therapies and interventions, and continuous nursing vigilance. Effective communications skills are essential. The critical care nurse relies on a specialized body of knowledge, skills and experience to provide safe patient and family centered-care and create environments that are healing, humane, and caring. The critical care nurse is a patient advocate. The SCU/SD patient population includes pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)


Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

License/Certifications: Current in the State of Maine as a Registered Professional Nurse. Current BLS Certification. ACLS Certification preferred (or attained within twelve months of hire). Successful completion of a Critical Care Course preferred.

Experience: N/A

Completion of departmental competencies within one month of hire.

Demonstrates written and verbal communication skills

Proficient computer skills


MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 628417

Posted On: Oct 25, 2021

Updated On: Oct 25, 2021