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Clinical Nurse (RN) - Medical Oncology (CFT7) New Graduates Welcome!

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:


  • This is a bargaining unit position

    Date posted 1/17/2023

    2 Positions available

    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.

    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 employment.

    Unit Bio:

    The oncology nurse practices at a high level in collaboration with oncologist, hematologist, hospitalist and the entire inter-professional health care team to provide exceptional patient care through diagnosis, treatment, palliation and follow up.

    The medical oncology unit is a state of the art 32 bed facility. With acute and Intermediate level care provided. Nursing staff work collaboratively with leadership in a shared governance model. Through this work they have developed and implemented staffing scheduling practices which support 12-hour shifts, and fair and flexible approach to weekends and holidays. The nursing staff have also worked to create a work environment which values excellence, team work and peer support.

  • 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: Graduation from an accredited school of 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.

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

      • Experience: As this is an entry-level position, experience as an RN is not required.

      • 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 health care team members.

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

      • In accordance with the Clinical Nursing Advancement Program, a Clinical Nurse I who meets or exceeds all of the Clinical Nurse I criteria and requirements at the 12 month performance evaluation date, will be appointed to the Clinical Nurse II position by the Nursing Director.

        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.

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