Charge Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department

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  • Rockport, ME
  • Pen Bay Medical Center
  • Per Diem - Night Shift
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 129582
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  • Position Summary
    • The Charge Nurse works collaboratively with departmental staff, ED providers, hospital staff, pre-hospital providers and community agencies to provide oversight and direction for the delivery of Safe Patient and Family Centered Care. The Charge RN interlocks accountability, timelines and thresholds for all ED sub-processes to ensure an efficient, streamlined length of stay that keeps the patient informed and ensures constant movement towards disposition. He/She assumes a frontline leadership role in the day to day operations of the department.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
    • License/Certifications: Current/Valid License in the state of Maine as a Registered professional Nurse. BSN preferred. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred. Crucial Conversations Certification (or obtained within one year of hire). Current BLS Certification. Current ACLS Certification. Current PALS or ENPC Certification. Current TNCC Certification (or obtained within 24 months).
    • Experience: Minimum three to five years ED experience.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Competence with computer applications

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare 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 wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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