Summary This is a bargaining unit position.
Job Posting Date: 6/21/2023
2 Positions Available
For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $10,000 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.
This 17-bed true Medical Surgical unit (P4C) is adding clinical
talent to their thriving team. This unit provides care for adult
surgical patients including surgical specialties in joints,
vascular, bariatric, minor neurological and gastrointestinal
populations. Also provides care to medical overflow. The nursing
team has worked to create an environment that supports learning,
teamwork, and excellent patient care. P4C creates welcomes new
graduates as well as experienced nurses and values what each care
team member has to offer. To be part of the nursing group on this
unit a candidate must be focused on outstanding patient care, team
communication, and their drive to excel not only a member of our
organization, but also as an individual.
This unit consists of new graduates who are stepping into their
first positions as nurses, as well as seasoned RNs possessing
decades of professionalism in this field. The diversity and
inclusion of experience, skillsets, and backgrounds on this unit
offers unending learning opportunities every day to those who have
chosen to join this team.
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)
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. A
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is preferred.
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. Experience
caring for stroke patients preferred. Telemetry experience strongly
preferred. Care of post-op surgical patient experience
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.
All new graduate RNs (less than 6 months of RN experience) hired
into regular status positions are automatically enrolled in our
12-month Nurse Residency Program in conjunction with their unit
based employment. For RNs with less than 1 year of RN experience
transferring from another organization with RN experience and/or
participation in a formal new graduate nurse orientation program,
consideration for exceptions to some or all Maine Medical Center
Nurse Residency Program requirements may be made on an individual
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
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