Nurse Manager (RN) - Developmental Disorders Unit

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

Job Description


MaineHealth is currently offering a $10,000 Sign-on Bonus and relocation assistance to qualified candidates.

  • Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.

Spring Harbor Hospital located in Westbrook, ME is seeking a Developmental Disorders Nurse Manager to join the 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 and 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.

Strong leadership and communication skills will be important as the Nurse Manager will ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care.

Position Summary
  • The Nurse Manager assists the Director in the coordination, supervision, and management of all personnel and patient care activities of the unit and in the successful operation of the hospital and network at large.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required. RNC preferred.
  • License/Certifications: Licensed as a registered professional nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing required.
  • Experience: 2+ years of psychiatric nursing or comparable experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate leadership and management skills.
  • Demonstrate expertise in clinical practice and judgment.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.
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.