This unique Clinical Nurse II position in the EP Lab is in Post Procedure Recovery. The Electrophysiology (EP) Nurse will utilize a combination of training, assessment and technical skills in the accomplishment of their duties in the EP Labs. Work is performed with considerable independence. Accurate record keeping and attention to detail are essential. A Registered Nurse with combined PACU and cardiac experience would do very well in this position.
Weekends and holidays are not required in this role. There are times that this person and their team would be expected to stay after scheduled hours to complete any procedure which could possibly go later than scheduled, to finish up the day’s cases. In this role, there are no on-call requirements
- The Clinical Nurse supports Maine Medical Center's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, patient and family centered care, commitment to our community, and accountability. In accordance with national standards of nursing practice and within the guidelines and policies and procedures of both Maine Medical Center and the Maine State Board of Nursing, the Clinical Nurse is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, documentation, and evaluation of the effects of nursing care. Care delivery and coordination of patient and family care begins with the initial contact with the health care system and may continue across the continuum. Services may be provided on an inpatient, outpatient, ambulatory, and/or community basis.
- Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Education: A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is preferred. Must matriculate to a BSN within one year of hire, attaining completion within five years of hire.
- License/Certifications: Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of Maine.
- Experience: Meets all requirements of Clinical Nurse I. Completion of Level I usually achieved by 12 months of employment.
- Evidence of 10 hours of ongoing education per year.
- Demonstrates a caring nursing practice and promotes a healing environment for patients and families.
- Demonstrates the required knowledge and technical skills to care for most patient populations on the unit.
- Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and healthcare team members.
Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.