Registered Nurse (RN) - Primary Care

  • Belfast, ME
  • Waldo County General Hospital
  • Full Time - Rotating (Day/Evening)
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 135041
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  • Position Summary
    • The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing care for patients and families through effective use of the nursing process and by following established policies and protocols. This position exercises independent judgement to assess patient needs and works collaboratively with the Medical Staff, Providers, Nursing Staff, Administration, and Support Services to provide safe, quality care to patients. This position will be able to triage patient calls, conduct clinical calls to patients (post ED/IP discharge and return calls) under the advisement of Providers and assist Providers in patient care when needed, provide education to patients, coordinate care among an integrated care team, specialists and community resources as well as identify high and rising risk patients and alert the care team. Responsible for supporting primary care objectives including outreach to patients, surveillance of health maintenance areas, coordination of care, triaging and proactively creating relationships with Providers and patients to ensure optimum health and wellness. This role is primarily administrative with limited patient contact.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine.
    • CPR certification required.
    • Must be self-directed, highly motivated and highly productive.
    • Excellent computer skills, strong telephone skills and public communication skills.
    • Experience in a primary care setting preferred.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload and maintain a flexible problem solving approach.

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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