Clinical Nurse (RN) - Barbara Bush Children's Hospital Float Pool

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Aug 04, 2021

Job Description


For a limited time MMC is offering up to $20,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible experienced Clinical Nurses!

  • Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time MMC RN position and have greater than 3 years (36 months) of RN work experience. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.
  • Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.

This is a Float RN position supporting the Women’s and Children’s service line.   These units include Pediatrics, PICU, NICU, Continuing Care Nursery. We are seeking an experienced RN with prior ICU/NICU/PICU and/or Pediatrics experience.


  • Position Summary

    • 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)

    • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of Maine.

    • Demonstrated competency in applying evidence based knowledge, theory, practices, principles, and processes of professional nursing.

    • A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing is preferred. Must matriculate to a BSN program within one year of hire with completion attained within five years of hire.

    • Meets all requirements of Clinical Nurse I.  Completion of Level I usually achieved by 12 months of employment.  Prior Pediatrics, ICU/NICU/PICU experience desired

    • Evidence of 10 hours of ongoing education per year.

    • Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and healthcare team members.

    • Ability to identify potential crisis situations involving patients and/or families and to initiate appropriate action

    • In accordance with the Clinical Nursing Advancement Program, a Clinical Nurse II may choose to remain at Level II as opposed to seeking advancement to Level III.

Additional Information

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.