Registered Nurse (RN) - Special Care Unit (SCU)

  • MaineHealth
  • Biddeford, ME 04005, USA
  • Jul 08, 2021
Nursing

Job Description

Summary

A 9 bed Capacity SCU. Twenty-four hour multidisciplinary, collaborative health services for critically ill adult in-patients with acute medical and/or surgical issues. Patient and family education concerning illness, treatment plan, and discharge plan. 

SCU Experience is necessary 

Position Summary

The health care work force of the future should have the knowledge and skills to provide patient-centered, community-focused, cost-effective, clinically-effective, coordinated care.  To do these things successfully, the work force must be competent, flexible, and adaptive to changes in health care delivery and technology.  The Registered Nurse is responsible for performance of complex, individualized, family oriented nursing care in accordance with policies and procedures under the direct supervision of a charge/shift leader RN.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  1. Current licensure from the Maine State Board of Nursing as an R.N. required. 
  2. BSN preferred. 
  3. Minimum of one year acute care experience as an R.N. preferred.
  4. BLS and ability to perform CPR required. 
  5. ACLS preferred