Clinical Nurse (RN) - Special Care Unit - SCU *Temporary*


MaineHealth


Posted Under: Portland, Maine jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 4101
Posted On: 2020-07-01 00:00:00

Summary This is a temporary labor pool position to supplement the Special Care Unit Staff during this temporary COVID Surge.-- --This position is normally scheduled 12 hour shifts (day or night shifts available).-- We are seeking availability of a minimum of 2 shifts per week, with flexibility to start ASAP and continue through to at least mid July (opportunity may continue beyond that time).-- 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: A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is preferred. Must matriculate to a BSN program within one year of hire with completion attained within five years of hire. License/Certifications: Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of Maine. Experience: Minimum of one year of prior ICU,--IMC or PACU RN--experience is required. 3+ years preferred. Evidence of 10 hours of ongoing education per year. 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. 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 action. 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.