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Hospice Weekend RN - Gardiner, 24 hrs/wk, 8am-4:30pm, No Call Required

Hospice Weekend RN - Gardiner, 24 hrs/wk, 8am-4:30pm, No Call Required
24 hrs/wk
Certified Hospice
150 Dresden Avenue
Gardiner, Maine, 04345
United States
Do you want to work for an organization just awarded 1st place for Best of the Best in Kennebec County? Are you adventurous and looking for a new challenge in your nursing career that will foster your clinical independence and decision-making? Are you looking for an organization that is committed to creating "joy" in the workplace and understands that nurses need some TLC too?
If so, MaineGeneral Homecare and Hospice is the organization for you! We are looking for the Best of the Best nurses to join our team so that we can become the #1 Homecare and Hospice Agency in the state of Maine!
We invest in our nurses as soon as they come on board by providing a lap top, an iPhone with several state-of-the-art apps, along with an extensive orientation program in partnership with a specially trained preceptor. We value our nurses' opinions and encourage the sharing of ideas through many shared-governance committees. We are deeply committed to providing ongoing education and support clinical certification and professional growth.
We're currently seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Hospice Team in Gardiner. As a Hospice Nurse you will provide direct patient care to hospice patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standard of practice. This is a 24 hour per week position, with a schedule of either Friday through Sunday or Saturday through Monday, 8am-4:30pm. No on-call required.
Position Highlights:
Weekend shift differentials
Retirement savings with potential for employer match
Generous Earned Time Program
Dedicated to your safety, wellbeing and joy
Clinical Advancement Programs (earn up to an additional $3500)
30% employee discount on health care services provided by MaineGeneral
Student loan forgiveness opportunities for Bachelor prepared RNs
Financial support for professional certifications, workshops and conferences (up to $500 per year)
Tuition reimbursement opportunities available to pursue an advanced nursing degree (up to $2,500 per year)
Responsibilities:
Develops a plan of care based on the priorities of balancing quality of life, relieving suffering, controlling symptoms, and optimizing functional capacity. Implements and valuates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral, and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
The ideal candidate will have:
Active Maine RN license or ability to obtain the same in a timely fashion, required
At least 1 year or more acute med/surg or equivalent nursing experience, preferred
Valid state driver's license & acceptable driving record, required
Previous ED, ICU, CCU, hospice experience preferred.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
Strong technology/computer skills and previous experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.


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