Clinical Nurse (RN) - General Medical Unit - New Graduates Welcome
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Summary 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
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
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
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
- 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
- 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.
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 mainehealth.org
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.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
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