Clinical Nurse (RN)- Cardiac Interventional/Medical Unit (R9) - New GraduatesWelcome!
Posted on: January 25, 2023
This is a Bargaining Unit Position
Job Posted Date 12/22/2022
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
R-9 West is a twenty four-bed Cardiac Telemetry patient care where
patients are under constant electronic monitoring. Many patients in
telemetry units have experienced cardiovascular incidents like
unstable angina, myocardial infarction or lethal arrhythmias that
must be closely monitored as they recover. Telemetry nurses monitor
vital signs and rapidly respond to any sudden changes in patient
status. In addition, R-9 West, interventional cardiology patients
with cases such as post-cardiac catheters, post-cardiac ablation,
post-pace makers, and patients coming from the EP lab. This unit
features a great, cohesive team with staff willing to help each
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)
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
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
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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