Registered Nurse – Recovery-Access
Maine Behavioral Healthcare
40 hours/week, Day Shift
Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking a Registered Nurse, located in Portland, ME. The nurse works with individuals, families, groups and communities assessing mental health needs, developing a comprehensive plan of care, assisting in the implementation of the treatment plan, and evaluating the response to care. In addition, the nurse works closely with the team’s attending Psychiatrist to review compliance and meet regulator expectations for the team.
The nurse in the outpatient setting supports the mission, vision and values of Spring Harbor Hospital, a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare. S/he adheres to the scope of practice as defined by the Maine State Board of Nursing and further follows the guidelines defined in the Spring Harbor Hospital‘s Standard of Care and Policies and Procedures. Additionally, the nurse abides by the standards of care as defined by the specialty’s professional organization, the American Psychiatric Nurse’s Association.
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a graduate of an accredited Nursing program required
- Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing required
- 1+ year of psychiatric nursing experience preferred
- Previous experience working with clients who are mentally ill and/or have substance abuse issues
- Knowledge of counseling theory, physical and psychological effects of mental illness and substance abuse preferred
- Knowledge of psychosocial, mental health and vocational assessments preferred
For more information, and to apply please click here or visit www.careersatmainehealth.org.
About Maine Behavioral Healthcare
By bringing together some of Maine’s most highly respected and well-established behavioral healthcare organizations, Maine Behavioral Healthcare has become a unified organization committed to providing the highest quality of care to our clients and patients. Our goal is to become Maine’s first choice for integrated behavioral healthcare and a regional and national model for the future.
With a service area covering the Greater Portland area and a large part of southern Maine, a career with Maine Behavioral Healthcare gives you the opportunity to live, work and play in one of the most beautiful areas of the country. Southern Maine offers natural beauty, four-season recreational opportunities and a wealth of historic and cultural attractions. Wherever you settle, you will have easy access to Maine’s picturesque coast and sandy beaches, and its countless mountains, lakes and rivers. Portland itself was recently named the most livable city in America by Forbes Magazine.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.