Registered Nurse, Long Term Care
At Central Maine Healthcare our team members are committed to providing exceptional care and experiences for our community and for each other every day.
Obtains nursing history, performs nursing assessment and develops plan of care for patients.
Demonstrates ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
Demonstrates a time conscious awareness and ability to prioritize during high acuity situations.
Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
Interacts professionally with patient/family and provides appropriate care and information based on patient status.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.
Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Participation in performance improvement and CQI activities.
Consults other health team members/departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to Director, Nurse Leader, Team Leader, Nursing Supervisor, co-workers and providers.
Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
Documentation meets current standards and policies.
Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops; shows responsibility for own professional practice and ongoing education.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current Registered Nurse License, in the state of Maine, BSN preferred.
Current ACLS and BLS (PALS desired)
One year of nursing experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to engage patients and team members utilizing the CMH Experience Standards
I am creating a warming, caring, and non-judgmental environment
I am actively listening and seeking information
I am honest, truthful, and consistent
I am respectful, treating all individuals with dignity and empathy
I am serving as a role model, taking both initiative and ownership when appropriate
I am working collaboratively and demonstrating teamwork
I am resilient and adapt to change in positive ways
Serve as the champion of the patient and team member experience by providing an A+ experience to every patient and team member, every day
If you are passionate about making a difference and are looking for your next great career opportunity, we look forward to reviewing your application!