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Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Surgery

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Summary

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




This position is critical to support surgical patients through their open-heart surgery by providing pre-operative education, coordination of necessary testing, post-operative follow-up, and coordination of post-operative care.

The ideal nurse for this position has 2+ years of cardiology experience, but all clinical experience will be considered. Cardiology or Med/Surg certification is a plus. This position offers some flexibility working 36-40 hours during the Monday-Friday work week. Your weekends are free!




Position Summary



Under the direction of physicians, this position is responsible for assisting with total patient care by performing clinical duties, responding to patient telephone inquiries, and coordinating care both at the office and at outside facilities. An Ambulatory Care RN II is the competent nurse who has at least one year of professional nursing experience in acute or ambulatory care.




Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)



Education: Completion of nursing training from an accredited school of nursing.


License/Certifications: Active State of Maine Nursing License or eligible for licensure. BSN preferred. Current BLS required.


Experience: Minimum one year nursing experience required.


Knowledge of nursing processes; health care systems, structure and functions; and community resources.


Knowledge of chart/medical record documentation requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff.


Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination.


Ability to read and interpret physicians orders and notes from other providers.


Ability to calculate and administer drug dosages and injections and measure results.


Ability to organize and accomplish multiple tasks and to have the flexibility to meet changing demands on a daily basis.


Ability to maintain a professional manner even under stressful situations.


Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Proficient computer skills.


Adhere to all RN I requirements


In accordance with the Ambulatory Care Nursing Advancement Program, a RN II who meets or exceeds all of the criteria and requirements at the 12 month performance evaluation date may apply for RN III designation.





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, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.


Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Surgery, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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