Registered Nurse (RN) - Special Care Unit - New Graduates Welcome

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  • Rockport, ME
  • Pen Bay Medical Center
  • Full Time - Rotating (Day/Evening)
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 140655
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Summary

Pen Bay Medical Center (PBMC), a 99–bed, full service community hospital, located in Rockport, Maine.  Rockland is located in a truly magnificent area, overlooking the picturesque Maine coastline. Mid-Coast Maine offers some of the most spectacular natural beauty and outdoor recreation found anywhere. Sail and kayak the world-class waters of Penobscot Bay, hike the mountains that overlook the sea, swim & fish in our pristine lakes and streams, and bike on our country lanes. Enjoy an abundance of rich cultural opportunities and great schools in a safe community environment.

Are you graduating from an accredited school of Nursing?  Would you like to work for one of the premier hospitals in the State of Maine?

Pen Bay Medical Center staff are interviewing students who will be graduating from a school of nursing for training programs which will start as soon as June.

Take the opportunity and apply for one of these openings.

The RN Intern is responsible for participation in the full new graduate Internship program. She/he learns practices and incorporates both professional standards and organizational policies and procedures practice.

  • Position Summary
    • The RN Intern is responsible for participation in the full new graduate Internship program. She/he learns practices and incorporates both professional standards and organizational policies and procedures into applied professional practice.
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    • Nursing expertise and clinical knowledge develop over time and are acquired through experience and exposure to different practice situations.  Nurses must utilize multiple ways of thinking in order to cultivate the essential skills of clinical reasoning, critical thinking and clinical judgment.  These skills will continue to develop as they progress through the stages of a career on their journey from novice to expert.  Competence in these areas develops over a continuum and can be measured throughout each of these stages.  The evaluator considers the expected stage of competency when rating the degree to which the nurse is performing.
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  • 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 or eligibility to sit for NCLEX Exam with proof of ATT letter. Must hold current State of Maine RN license within three months of hire. Current BLS Certification.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Articulates elements of professional practice and demonstrates:
      • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice and Patient and Family Centered Care
      • Understanding of teamwork and collaboration
      • Effective verbal/written communication skills
      • Knowledge of process improvement and sound safety strategies
      • Competence with computer applications

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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