Registered Nurse-SHH 2 East Adult

  • MaineHealth
  • South Portland, ME, USA
  • May 19, 2021
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Summary

Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking Registered Nurses in our 2 East Adult Psychiatric Unit. This unit is a 24-bed general adult psychiatric unit that services patients who experience acute psychiatric illnesses and any co-occurring disorders. Treatment emphasizes return-to-work strategies and cognitive therapies to help patients transition smoothly from the hospital to the community and in the shortest possible time. Most patients transition from an inpatient hospital such as Maine Medical Center or Southern Maine Healthcare as well as from different facilities across the state of Maine. This nurse will provide care, assessments and interventions in an individual and milieu setting. Our dynamic learning environment encourages leadership, shared governance, and opportunity to grow. We provide a robust career ladder and the ability to explore the clinical side of mental health as part of our collaborative and multidisciplinary team. In most cases the units staffing patterns include 4 registered nurses and 4 psych technicians during the day and evening shifts and 2 registered nurses and 2 psych technicians on the overnight shifts.
  • Position Summary
    • The Registered Nurse provides patient care utilizing the nursing process in inpatient and outpatient facilities. 
    • The Graduate Nurse under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, will initiate and maintain a systematic and accurate assessment of biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and discharge needs for assigned patients. The KSA's below do no reflect the Graduate Nurse position.     
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a graduate of an accredited Nursing program required.
    • License/Certifications: Licensed as a registered professional nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing required.
    • Experience: 1+ year of psychiatric nursing experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of counseling theory, physical and psychological effects of mental illness and substance abuse preferred
    • Knowledge of bio-psychosocial assessments required

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.

  • South Portland, ME
  •  Maine Behavioral Healthcare
  •  Full Time - Day Shift
  •  Nursing
  • Req #: 134720

Specialty

Registered Nurse