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Covenant Health RN $20,000 Signing Bonus! in Lewiston, Maine

$20,000 Signing Bonus for eligible new hires

JOB SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse on the Adult Chemical Dependency unit is an essential member of our patient care team who is responsible for the delivery of direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process in all assigned areas. They will be responsible for consistently and independently conducting a thorough admission interview and systematic physical assessment, assessing the needs for services of other health care professionals to facilitate the delivery of patient care, and developing, implementing, and revising appropriate patient care plans. They will carefully and thoroughly document patient conditions, care given and responses to care given and performs patient education, and facilitates groups.

The Adult Chemical Dependency Unit provides care to patients ages 15 and older. The most frequent diagnoses' are physiological dependency on alcohol, opiates, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and/or other drugs. Many patients will also have other associated psychiatric diagnoses such as depression, psychosis, and bipolar disorder. The Adult Chemical Dependency Unit operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Adult Chemical Dependency Unit is located on the D4 wing of St. Mary's Regional Medical Center.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

  • Associates Degree in nursing required

  • Valid State of Maine RN license required

  • BLS certification required

  • MANDT required (can provide onsite)

    EXPERIENCE

  • 1 previous year of nursing experience preferred

    OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility is required to provide coverage 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

    Covenant Health Mission Statement

    We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.

    Our Core Values:

    •Compassion

    We show respect, caring, and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable, and suffering.

    •Integrity

    We promote justice and ethical behavior and responsibly steward our human, financial, and environmental resources.

    •Collaboration

    We work in partnership, dialogue, and shared purpose to create healthy communities.

    •Excellence

    We deliver all services with the highest level of quality while seeking creative innovation.

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