Clinical Nurse (RN) - Surgical Oncology/Intermediate Care Unit (R4)
Posted on: September 20, 2023
This is a bargaining unit position.
3 positions available
Job Posting Date: 7/18/2023
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.
The Surgical Oncology unit cares for a variety of surgical oncology
specialties, such as complex Upper and Lower GI, GYN Oncology and
Head and Neck. This unit also serves as an acute medical/surgical
unit which includes 12 Intermediate Level Care beds.
The nursing staff have worked to create a work environment which
values excellence, team work and peer support. Nursing staff work
collaboratively with leadership in a shared governance model. R4 is
a very goal driven unit and they encourage staff to pursue
professional goals. Through this work they have developed and
implemented staffing scheduling practices which support 12-hour
shifts, and a fair and flexible approach to weekends and
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
Experience: Meets all requirements of Clinical Nurse I. Completion
of Level I usually achieved by 12 months of employment. Med/surg,
telemetry, or IMC experience preferred. Inpatient oncology
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 action.
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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