The SCU/SD RN is responsible for complex assessment, high intensity therapies and interventions, and continuous nursing vigilance. Effective communications skills are essential. The critical care nurse relies on a specialized body of knowledge, skills and experience to provide safe patient and family centered-care and create environments that are healing, humane, and caring. The critical care nurse is a patient advocate. The SCU/SD patient population includes pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.
Minimum Qualifications: Current in the State of Maine as a Registered Professional Nurse. Current BLS Certification. Successful completion of a Critical Care Course preferred. ACLS Certification preferred (or attained within twelve months of hire). Completion of departmental competencies within one month of hire.
To qualify for the per diem rate, a minimum of two years relevant experience is required and employee can not be currently employed by the PBH system in a benefited position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.