Charge Nurse (RN) - Adult Psychiatric ICU

at MaineHealth in Westbrook, Maine, United States

Job Description



For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $10,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible experienced Registered Nurses with 2-3 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.
"Relocation Assistance Available to Eligible Candidates"
Spring Harbor Hospital, located in Westbrook, Maine, is currently seeking a Charge Nurse in its newly formed Intensive Care Unit. This is a 6 bed general adult psychiatric unit, which services patients who may have experienced acute psychiatric illnesses and any other co-occurring disorders. It will provide a low stimulus environment focusing on both safety and symptom stabilization with the goal of transferring the patient to another adult unit when appropriate.
The ideal candidate will have 2 years of psychiatric nursing experience, great communication skills and the ability to work with a team of dedicated members. This role allows you to provide highly individualized care to our communities most acute psychiatric patients and their symptoms.

Position Summary

The Charge Nurse assists the Program Director in the coordination, supervision, and management of all personnel and patient care activities of the unit and in the successful operation of the hospital and network at large.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

License/Certifications: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Certification RN-BC preferred. Licensed as a registered professional nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing.

Experience: 2+ year of psychiatric nursing or comparable experience preferred.

Demonstrate leadership and management skills

Demonstrate expertise in clinical practice and judgment

Demonstrate effective communication 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: 941403

Posted On: Jun 09, 2023

Updated On: Jul 25, 2023

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