Clinical Nurse (RN) - Inpatient Float Pool - New Graduates Welcome!
Posted on: September 20, 2023
This is a bargaining unit position
4 positions available
- Job Posting Date: 8/18/2023
For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $10,000 Sign on
bonus for all eligible New Grad Nurses!
- 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.
All new graduate RNs (less than 1 year RN experience) hired into
regular status positions are automatically enrolled in our
Residency program in conjunction with their unit based
Maine Medical Center's Float Pool offers a unique opportunity for
an experienced registered nurse to expand their knowledge base and
sharpen their skill set. An RN in this position is given the
opportunity to train on an array of Med Surg floors, Telemetry
units and high acuity settings within Maine's only Magnet
designated hospital and level 1 Trauma Center. The assortment of
floors and units an RN could potentially be assigned to may give
way to opportunity to practice in highly sought after specialties
once trained on multiple units, including pediatrics and
Mother/Baby care, that may not otherwise be available at the time
of hire. Candidates applying to the Float Pool must possess the
ability to think quickly on their feet, remarkable adaptability and
critical thinking expertise. Both full and part time opportunities
at Maine Medical Center are benefit eligible positions.
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: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. A
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is preferred.
License/Certifications: Current license to practice as a Registered
Professional Nurse in the State of Maine.
Experience: As this is an entry-level position, experience as an RN
is not required. Med/surg experience 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 health care team members.
Analytical ability sufficient to identify changes in patients'
conditions and to initiate appropriate action.
All new graduate RNs (less than 6 months of RN experience) hired
into regular status positions are automatically enrolled in our
12-month Nurse Residency Program in conjunction with their unit
based employment. For RNs with less than 1 year of RN experience
transferring from another organization with RN experience and/or
participation in a formal new graduate nurse orientation program,
consideration for exceptions to some or all Maine Medical Center
Nurse Residency Program requirements may be made on an individual
In accordance with the Clinical Nursing Advancement Program, a
Clinical Nurse I who meets or exceeds all of the Clinical Nurse I
criteria and requirements at the 12 month performance evaluation
date, will be appointed to the Clinical Nurse II position by the
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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