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Clinical Nurse II (RN) - Inpatient Psychiatric Unit - P6

Company: Maine Health
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Full Time

22 Bramhall St.

Nursing

Night Shift

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.

P6 (Pavilion 6) is the 21 bed Inpatient Psychiatry unit at Maine Medical Center. Over the years it has evolved from a traditional psychiatric unit to one that serves an increasingly medically complex population with a particular emphasis on Geriatric Psychiatry. All patients on P6 have both a major psychiatric illness, as well as a medical comorbidity that requires an inpatient level of care. We are excited to grow our interdisciplinary team and welcome all applicants from those new to nursing or Psychiatry, to those who have many years of experience.

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.

Keywords: Maine Health, Portland , Clinical Nurse II (RN) - Inpatient Psychiatric Unit - P6, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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