Clinical Nurse (RN) - Prenatal Center/High Risk Ante Partum and Postpartum Unit
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Summary This is a bargaining unit position.
Job Posting Date: 9/6/2023
For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $10,000 Sign on
bonus for all eligible experienced Registered Nurses with 1-3 years
of experience and $20,000 for experienced Registered Nurses with
greater than 3 years of experience!
Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part
time RN position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per
diem hires are ineligible.
Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former
MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months
separation from employment.
More than 3,000 babies are born each year at Maine Medical Center.
In the Prenatal Center we care for high risk ante partum and high
risk postpartum women in our 12 bed unit. We accept high risk
pregnancy transfers from both Maine and New Hampshire. This unit is
the only stand alone high risk ante partum and postpartum unit in
the state of Maine. We are a growing department that supports and
works closely with the Labor and Delivery and Mother/Baby team.
Maine Medical Center has a clinical nurse advancement pathway, with
a strong history of RN growth in this department. This is a great
opportunity for nurses who are seeking professional growth,
research, and leadership development. This is a highly motivated
team with the expectation of specialty certification two years
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
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)
preferred. Must matriculate to a BSN program within 1 year of hire
with completion attained within 5 years of hire. Evidence of 10
hours of ongoing education per year.
- License/Certifications: Current license to practice as a
Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Maine. Certification
in relevant specialty preferred.
- Experience: Meets all requirements of Clinical Nurse I.
Completion of Level I usually attained by 12 months of employment.
Prior cardiac telemetry, OR or ER experience preferred. Prior
perinatal care experience strongly preferred.
- Basic knowledge of the research base, theory, practices,
principles, and processes of professional nursing.
- Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively
with patients, families, and healthcare team members.
- Analytical ability sufficient to identify changes in patients'
conditions and to initiate appropriate action.
- Ability to identify potential crisis situations involving
patients and/or families and to initiate appropriate
- 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.
Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated
700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's
largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers
outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in
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