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Clinical Nurse (RN)- Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Summary



  • This is a bargaining unit position


  • Date posted 1/17/2023





  • 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 $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.


      Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care in a CARDIOVASCULAR Intensive Care Unit? The freedom to explore new specialties and experiences in your nursing career awaits you at MMC.

    • You will provide care for critically ill patients with central/invasive lines, hemodynamic pressure lines, pressure monitoring devices, temporary pacing, artificial airway/mechanical ventilation and mechanical assist devices
    • You will provide care for cardiac arrest patients who require targeted temperature management.

    • It's the kind of nursing that requires an unwavering commitment to excellence and a constant spirit of professionalism. Join us, and expand on your clinical skills and knowledge across multiple specialties while feeling the pride of being part of an excellent team.





    • 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)



        • Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred. Must matriculate to a BSN program within 1 year of hire with completion attained within 5 years of hire. Evidence of 10 hours of ongoing education per year.


        • License/Certifications: Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Maine. Certification in relevant specialty preferred.


        • Experience: At least 1 year prior RN work experience.


        • Basic knowledge of the research base, theory, practices, principles, and processes of professional nursing.


        • Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and healthcare team members.


        • Analytical ability sufficient to identify changes in patients' conditions and to initiate appropriate action.


        • Ability to identify potential crisis situations involving patients and/or families and to initiate appropriate action.


        • Demonstrates a caring nursing practice and promotes a healing environment for patients and families.


        • Demonstrates the required knowledge and technical skills to care for most patient populations on the unit.






          Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Clinical Nurse (RN)- Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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