Registered Nurse (RN) - Developmental Disorders Unit

  • MaineHealth
  • Westbrook, ME 04092, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Nursing

Job Description

Summary

For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $5,000 sign on for New Grad Registered Nurses, $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.

Work with a dedicated team of Doctor’s, Registered Nurses, Board Certified Applied Behavioral Analysts, Speech and Occupational Therapists, Educators, Social Workers and Behavioral Technicians. The Developmental Disorders Unit is one of 12 of its kind in the country. Our Developmental Disorders Program is the only hospital program in Maine where children with a developmental disorder, such as autism or intellectual disability, can receive intensive treatment for aggres­sion, self-injury, and impairment in functioning and mental health challenges. With capacity for 12 children, this program produces the highest quality treatment out­comes through a combination of expert programming, specially trained caregivers and the individual potential of each patient. It is a cutting edge research center for autism and also houses the first playground in Maine created specifically for children with developmental disorders.

  • A $2/hour unit differential on top of the base pay and hospital differentials!
Position Summary
  • The Registered Nurse provides patient care utilizing the nursing process in inpatient and outpatient facilities.      
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a graduate of an accredited Nursing program required.
  • License/Certifications: Licensed as a registered professional nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing required.
  • Experience: 1+ year of psychiatric nursing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of counseling theory, physical and psychological effects of mental illness and substance abuse preferred
  • Knowledge of bio-psychosocial assessments 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 mainehealth.org

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.