Clinical Nurse (RN) - General Surgical Unit (R3)
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Summary This is a bargaining unit position.
Job Posting Date: 6/21/2023
R3 at Maine Medical Center is an adult Medical Surgical unit,
serving adult patients 18 and over. R3 also has a section within
the unit with 6 intermediate care beds and cardiac monitoring
(COR). The unit provides care primarily for general surgical
patients and includes surgical specialties in vascular, bariatric,
abdominal, trauma, compound wound management, and burn populations.
Inpatient experience desired.
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: A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is preferred.
Must matriculate to a BSN within one year of hire, attaining
completion within five years of hire.
License/Certifications: Current license to practice as a Registered
Professional Nurse in the state of Maine.
Experience: Meets all requirements of Clinical Nurse I. Completion
of Level I usually achieved by 12 months of employment. Charge
nurse, wound/burn, or telemetry experience preferred. Care of
post-op surgical patients strongly preferred.
Evidence of 10 hours of ongoing education per year.
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.
Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with
patients, families, and healthcare team members.
Ability to identify potential crisis situations involving patients
and/or families and to initiate appropriate action.
In accordance with the Clinical Nursing Advancement Program, a
Clinical Nurse II may choose to remain at Level II as opposed to
seeking advancement to Level III.
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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