Registered Nurse (RN) Central Staffing

  • MaineHealth
  • Rockport, ME, USA
  • Jan 27, 2021
Nursing

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • The Professional Nurse member of the Float pool demonstrates a high degree of clinical competence and professional maturity. The Float Pool RN is very flexible, functions effectively in multiple clinical settings and is able to adapt his or her patient care approach to diverse patient populations.
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    • Nursing expertise and clinical knowledge develop over time and are acquired through experience and exposure to different practice situations.  Nurses must utilize multiple ways of thinking in order to cultivate the essential skills of clinical reasoning, critical thinking and clinical judgment.  These skills will continue to develop as they progress through the stages of a career on their journey from novice to expert.  Competence in these areas develops over a continuum and can be measured throughout each of these stages.  The evaluator considers the expected stage of competency when rating the degree to which the nurse is performing.
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  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Experience: A minimum 3 years of current acute care experience, 5 years of experience preferred.
    • License/Certifications: Current BCLS with current ACLS or scheduled for upcoming course. Current IV certification and demonstrated competency. Current MANDT certification or scheduled for upcoming course. Neonatal/PALS.
    • Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and current Licensure in the State of Maine as a Registered Professional Nurse.
    • Demonstrates a mastery of multiple and diverse clinical settings.
    • Demonstrates competence with computer applications, shows high level of competence with EMR system within 30 days in the role.
    • Articulates elements of professional practice and demonstrates:
      • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice and Patient and Family Centered Care
      • Understanding of teamwork and collaboration
      • Effective verbal/written communication skills
      • Knowledge of process improvement and sound safety strategies
      • Competence with computer applications
    • Department Specific Requirements