Registered Nurse (RN) - New Graduates Welcome

  • MaineHealth
  • Belfast, ME 04915, USA
  • Apr 22, 2021

Job Description


Waldo County General Hospital, located in Belfast, Maine is currently looking to add a new graduate to their team as a Nurse Intern/Resident.  This role will be in the surgery center and the operating room.

The new Nurse Internship/Residency Program at WCGH is designed to support the new graduate nurse in making the transition from student to competent clinical practitioner as guided by the Maine Nurse Core Competencies. This program focuses on clinical, technical, professional, and educational learning and bedside experiences which will assist the new nurse in developing his/her full potential to provide cost-effective, safe, quality patient care. The Nurse Internship/Residency Program will follow a Competency-Based Nurse Orientation. Participation in all components of the Internship/Residency Program are required.

We break up our internship into two phases.  The first phase is the internship phase, which is 12 weeks.  This is followed by a 9-month residency phase.

  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: New graduate with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited program or school.  Successful completion of the NCLEX. 
    • License/Certifications: Maine State Registered Professional Nursing license. Current Basic Life Support certification.