Registered Nurse (RN) - Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)/Surgery OR

  • MaineHealth
  • Belfast, ME 04915, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022

Job Description


For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $10,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible experienced Registered Nurses with 1-3 years of experience and $20,000 for experienced Registered Nurses with greater than 3 years of experience!

  • Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time RN position. 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.

Position Summary (This position will consist of 20 hours per week with a call component included.)

The Perioperative Float RN exercises independent judgment in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care delivered to patients pre and post operatively , outpatient endoscopy and minor surgical procedures . This RN effectively and safely monitors the phases of anesthesia recovery ,quality care throughout the surgical procedure, and works collaboratively with the anesthesiologist surgeon to assure the patient’s safety, and to assure pain control is maintained throughout Phase I and II Recovery. This RN supervises surgical technicians and other technical assistants and works collaboratively with all other departments. This position may require working all shifts.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    1. Education: N/A
    2. License/Certifications: Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Maine. ACLS & PALS certification.
    3. Experience: Two years' acute care nursing experience with previous PACU or critical care desired.
    4. Competency in Moderate Sedation procedures.
    5. Call required.
Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.