Covenant Health RN in Lewiston, Maine
The Registered Nurse in the Emergency Psych Services department is an essential member of the patient care team, responsible for direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process in all assigned areas. In this role, the RN will be responsible for developing and periodically updating individualized, interdisciplinary plans of care, evaluating patient outcomes, and identifying available resources for patients.
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center is one of New England's most comprehensive behavioral healthcare facilities and offers a place where lives are turned around and put on a path to hope, happiness, and good mental health. The Crisis Psychiatric Unit provides care to patients aged 5 and up with psychiatric illnesses. Some patients may also have a need for medical care. The most frequent psychiatric diagnoses are major depression, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorder, and psychotic disorders. Patients who are in need of, or requesting detoxification, also make up some clientele.
2-Year Associates degree required
Valid State of Maine RN license
BLS Certification required
CPI training is preferred but will be offered upon hire
1-3 years previous nursing experience preferred
At least 1-year of previous experience in mental health nursing preferred
Other Skills Required:
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills required
Excellent team player
Ability to manage stress appropriately and make decisions under pressure
Flexibility is required to provide coverage 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
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We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.
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We show respect, caring, and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable, and suffering.
We promote justice and ethical behavior and responsibly steward our human, financial, and environmental resources.
We work in partnership, dialogue, and shared purpose to create healthy communities.
We deliver all services with the highest level of quality while seeking creative innovation.
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