Registered Nurse (RN) - Special Care Unit

  • MaineHealth
  • Rockport, ME, USA
  • Apr 11, 2020
Nursing

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • 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.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • License/Certifications: Current in the State of Maine as a Registered Professional Nurse. Current BLS Certification. ACLS Certification preferred (or attained within twelve months of hire). Successful completion of a Critical Care Course preferred.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Completion of departmental competencies within one month of hire.
    • Demonstrates written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient computer skills