Charge Nurse (RN)-Adult Psychiatric Unit-2 West

  • Westbrook, ME
  • Maine Behavioral Healthcare
  • Full Time - Evening Shift
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 131193
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Summary

For a limited time this position is eligible for up to a $16,000 Sign on bonus. 

Eligible candidates will have greater than 3 years (36 months) of RN work experience.

Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.

Position Summary

Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking Registered Nurses in our 2 West Adult Psychiatric Unit. This unit is a 24-bed general adult psychiatric unit that services patients who experience acute psychiatric illnesses and any co-occurring disorders. Treatment emphasizes return-to-work strategies and cognitive therapies to help patients transition smoothly from the hospital to the community and in the shortest possible time. Most patients transition from an inpatient hospital such as Maine Medical Center or Southern Maine Healthcare as well as from different facilities across the state of Maine. This nurse will provide care, assessments and interventions in an individual and milieu setting. Our dynamic learning environment encourages leadership, shared governance, and opportunity to grow. We provide a robust career ladder and the ability to explore the clinical side of mental health as part of our collaborative and multidisciplinary team. In most cases the units staffing patterns include 4 registered nurses and 4 psych technicians during the day and evening shifts and 2 registered nurses and 2 psych technicians on the overnight shifts.

 
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • License/Certifications: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Certification RN-BC preferred. Licensed as a registered professional nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing.
  • Experience: 2+ year of psychiatric nursing or comparable experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrate expertise in clinical practice and judgment
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes 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.

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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