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Staff Nurse / Psychiatric $31.97 - $38.60 - located Augusta, Maine

(1 Year Nursing Experience Required)

7 p.m. - 7 a.m. Overnight positions available

additional shift differential $3.00/hr while working 3rd shift hours

additional weekend differential $2.00/hr while working weekend hours

Our Staff Nurses provide the essential role of overseeing and providing medical and/or psychiatric nursing care to our patients within our inpatient hospital setting. They perform general nursing activities on units, provide supervision over paraprofessional staff, assess emergency situations and take appropriate action, conduct individual and group counseling therapy, intervene therapeutically when patients exhibit signs of behavioral escalation, and report on patients' condition recommending changes to their treatment programs.

We are looking for motivated nurses wishing to grow their own skill set with us while we grow to become leaders within the behavioral health field.

Staff Nurse / Psychiatric Benefits:

· Sick Time - average 8 hours accrued monthly

· Vacation Time - average 10 hours accrued monthly

· $200 per month towards student loan reimbursement

· Education Leave; i.e. Leave for job related conference

· Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance

· Value of State’s Share of Employee Retirement

· Discounted Gym Membership

Why us?

Riverview Psychiatric Center, in collaboration with the community, is a center for best practice, treatment, education and research, for individuals with serious, persistent mental illness, and co-occurring substance use disorders.

To continue our goal of becoming a leader within the Behavioral Health field, we are looking for candidates who work well in a team and are enthusiastic and dedicated to providing compassionate care. We hold accreditation's by CMS and the Joint Commission.

We have a burgeoning collaboration with national and international experts in psychiatry, support a growing and wide variety of teaching and training programs, and have a collegial, supportive medical staff and hospital administration.

Our employees are our greatest asset. We strive to create an environment built on collaboration, integrity of care, and the core belief of lifelong learning through the continuance of skill enhancement and professional growth development.

We are committed to employee engagement and value both our clinical and non-clinical employees by recognizing the unique talents and strengths each member brings forward while celebrating our unified efforts in being a Center of Excellence.

Staff Nurse / Psychiatric Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

1 Year of Nursing Experience or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Required.

A license as a Registered Nurse as issued by the Maine State Board of Nursing.

Only post-secondary degrees from a College or University whose accreditation has been granted from a nationally recognized accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education will satisfy educational requirements. Foreign degrees must be evaluated by the World Education Services for authentication and US equivalency.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $31.97 - $38.60 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
In order to mitigate risk of COVID19 coming into our facility all employees are screened and daily masks are provided. Admissions are carefully vetted & quarantined. All precautionary aspects are being taken minimizing risk to our patients & employees.