RN - Special Care Unit
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POST DATE 9/5/2016
END DATE 12/31/2016
Pen Bay Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Details:
* Join a team of health care professionals working together to meet the continuously changing needs of our community. Work on a combined 8-bed ICU and Stepdown Unit, caring for a variety of cardiac, surgical, and medical patients. Discover a supportive environment that fosters the delivery of high-quality, heartfelt, and clinically excellent care.
THE SCU/SD RN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLEX ASSESSMENT, HIGH INTENSITY THERAPIES AND INTERVENTIONS, AND CONTINUOUS NURSING VIGILANCE. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL. THE CRITICAL CARE NURSE RELIES ON A SPECIALIZED BODY OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE SAFE PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED-CARE AND CREATE ENVIRONMENTS THAT ARE HEALING, HUMANE, AND CARING. THE CRITICAL CARE NURSE IS A PATIENT ADVOCATE. THE SCU/SD PATIENT POPULATION INCLUDES PEDIATRIC, ADULT AND GERIATRIC PATIENTS.
Minimum Qualifications: Current in the State of Maine as a Registered Professional Nurse. Current BLS Certification. Successful completion of a Critical Care Course preferred. ACLS Certification preferred (or attained within twelve months of hire). Completion of departmental competencies within one month of hire.
To qualify for the per diem rate, a minimum of two years relevant experience is required and employee can not be currently employed by the PBH system in a benefited position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
RN Special Care Unit