Clinical Nurse (RN) - General Medical Unit - New G

at MaineHealth in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

This is a bargaining unit position.
Job Posting Date: 1/19/2023
For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $5,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible New Grad Registered Nurses!
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.
P3CD is a high paced 29-bed general medical unit that provides exceptional care to a diverse and complex adult medical patient population.
P3CD's clinical nursing team includes bright, innovative professionals looking to hold themselves and others to the highest nursing and care standards. An RN in this role works closely with a collaborative, inter-professional care team which includes, RNs at every stage of their career, offering different levels of experience and guidance. Our nurses, patient care technicians, and CNAs exemplify analytic ability to identify patient needs, risks, and interventions. We provide excellent customer service to patients and families at their current health states and learning abilities. As a team, we continually demonstrate exceptional communication abilities, always effectively interacting and problem solving with other healthcare professionals, hospital administration, patients and families.
Common diagnostic categories include multiple medical diagnoses, but are not limited to pulmonary/respiratory illness, Diabetes, Infectious diseases, GI/digestive disorders, and cellulitis. This unit invites registered nurses seeking a well-rounded, patient focused opportunity within the Maine Health system to apply.
All new graduate RNs (less than 1 year RN experience) hired into regular status positions are automatically enrolled in our Residency program in conjunction with their unit based employment.
Position Summary
The Clinical Nurse supports Maine Medical Center's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, patient and family centered care, commitment to our community, and accountability. In accordance with national standards of nursing practice and within the guidelines and policies and procedures of both Maine Medical Center and the Maine State Board of Nursing, the Clinical Nurse is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, documentation, and evaluation of the effects of nursing care. Care delivery and coordination of patient and family care begins with the initial contact with the health care system and may continue across the continuum. Services may be provided on an inpatient, outpatient, ambulatory, and/or community basis.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of Maine.
Demonstrated competency in applying evidence based knowledge, theory, practices, principles, and processes of professional nursing.
A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing is preferred. Must matriculate to a BSN within one year of hire, attaining completion within five years of hire.
Meets all requirements of Clinical Nurse I. Completion of Level I usually achieved by 12 months of employment.
Evidence of 10 hours of ongoing education per year.
Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and healthcare team members.
Ability to identify potential crisis situations involving patients and/or families and to initiate appropriate action
In accordance with the Clinical Nursing Advancement Program, a Clinical Nurse II may choose to remain at Level II as opposed to seeking advancement to Level III.
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave,... For full info follow application link.

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: 878212

Posted On: Jan 19, 2023

Updated On: Feb 24, 2023

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