Registered Nurse (RN) - Wound Care

at MaineHealth in Rockport, Maine, United States

Job Description


If you got into healthcare to make a meaningful different in people's lives, MaineHealth should be where you call home. We are hiring immediately for a full time (36 hours per week) WOCN RN where you'll find more than just a job - you'll make a meaningful difference.

Why join us?

We can offer you an unmatched opportunity for career goals without compromising your quality of life. We are proud to offer all the great benefits you'd expect from a healthcare leader (401k, insurance, PTO) plus:

Education, training opportunities and resources that support professional growth

Growth opportunities (typical career progression from this role would be moving to a Medical Assistant)

Being conscious of the pandemic:

Our RN nurses serve a key role in working together so our communities are among the healthiest in America. In order to take care of our community, we must take care of ourselves. This pandemic has exceled rates of excessive stress, depression and anxiety. Now more than ever is the time to take care ourselves. Wellbeing is different for everyone we have wellbeing plans that are designed to be flexible to meet you at different points in your life. Lean more about these on our website.

Your role:

This position includes care at Knox & Quarry Hill Long Term Care facilities, as well as Inpatient and outpatient for the Pen Bay Wound Department.

The Wound Care RN administers skilled nursing care to patients with ostomies, wounds and fistulas, pressure sores and problems with incontinence. Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting WOCN nursing services to meet patient needs consistent with an established plan of care. Instructs nurses, physicians and other members of the health care team in care of patients with ostomies, wounds and fistulas, pressure sores and problems with incontinence.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)


Education: BSN required. Satisfactory completion of WOCN accredited nursing education program is strongly preferred. However, we will consider individuals who are currently enrolled or are enrolling in a WOCN program.

License/Certification: Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine; CPR and IV certification or eligible.

Experience: Minimum two years' clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care institution required.


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: 628510

Posted On: Oct 25, 2021

Updated On: Oct 25, 2021