Registered Nurse (RN) - Special Care Unit

at MaineHealth in Rockport, Maine, United States

Job Description

















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

For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $5,000 sign on for New Grad Registered Nurses, $10,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible experienced Registered Nurses with 1-3 years of experience and $20,000 for experienced Registered Nurses with greater than 3 years of experience!

Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time RN position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.

Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.


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: 645544

Posted On: Nov 25, 2021

Updated On: Nov 25, 2021