Registered Nurse/RN In Charge - Medical/Surgical

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

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • The Registered Nurse/RN In Charge ensures all aspects of care follow the unit based structure standards.  Demonstrates clinical proficiency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients assigned; the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; knowledge of growth and development and an understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients.  The Nurse in Charge must demonstrate expertise in the care and treatment of patients in the Med Surgical setting.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: See "License/Certifications"
    • License/Certifications: Active nursing license, BSN preferred. Current BCLS required for all. ACLS required for critical care departments. Other certifications specific to department policies may be required.
    • Experience: Minimum of five years acute care experience required and at least two years of charge nurse experience
    • Knowledge of nursing processes; structure and functions
    • Knowledge of chart/medical record documentation and terminology requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff
    • Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination
    • Ability to respond the changing workload based on patient census and to direct, supervise and evaluate care in order to individualize nursing care provided to patients
    • Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations
    • Proficient computer skills 

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.

 
  • Farmington, ME
  •  Franklin Community Health Network
  •  Full Time - Night Shift
  •  Nursing
  • Req #: 135434

Specialty

Medical-Surgical Nursing