Comfort Care Nurse (RN)
Job Description Summary:
Did you know that Glenridge is a Medicare.gov certified 5 star facility?!
If you want to work at an organization where employees care for each other like family, and treat residents like their loved ones, then Glenridge has a place for you on our team. We genuinely care about the residents we are responsible for and the staff that work here. Working as a nurse at Glenridge, you can make a difference in the life of others on a daily basis.
Glenridge is looking for a high performing Registered Nurse (RN) that’s committed to providing quality care to palliative care patients on our Comfort Care Unit. "Comfort Care" is rooted in a palliative approach and defined as compassionate, specialized, end-of-life care.
We offer flexible scheduling, utilizing an easy to use mobile app. We encourage employee education, professional growth, and leadership opportunities as a priority!
This is a per diem position.
The ideal candidate will have:
• A current State of Maine Registered Nurse (RN) license or ability to obtain one in a timely fashion
• Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
• At least 1 year of nursing experience (required); hospice or palliative care experience preferred.
Develops plans of care based on the priorities of balancing quality of life, relieving suffering, controlling symptoms, and optimizing functional capacity. Implements and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.
We offer wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle.
When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.
An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.
Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral's policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.
The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law
Comfort Care Nurse (RN) | Augusta, ME