Mental Health Registered Nurse (RN)
Augusta, ME
Job Summary:
Are you a nurse with a passion for mental healthcare, but haven’t found a team that shares the same level of enthusiasm and compassionate care that you believe this patient population deserves? Come find out why MaineGeneral’s mental health nurses say that this is the best place they’ve ever worked!

MaineGeneral is seeking an experienced mental health RN to join our team on 3 South, our in-patient mental health unit at the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta. This state-of-the art unit was designed with the input of staff and patients and is a unique environment sustaining safe, innovative, and supportive care.

At the core of our culture: a welcoming, therapeutic environment where our multidisciplinary treatment team believes that patients are more than a diagnosis.

The ideal candidate will have:

• A valid state of Maine RN license or ability to obtain same in a timely fashion
• At least 3 years of RN experience, required
• Mental health experience, preferred
• BLS and MOAB (preferred)

Job Description:

Plans, implements, and evaluates 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, admissions, 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 and communicates patient care needs to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Scheduled Work Shift:
7a-7p (United States of America)

Job Exempt:


Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:
We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.
Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.
A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:
An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
Loan Reimbursement is available for this position dependent upon current degree level.  Please discuss benefit with the recruiter.
Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.
We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.
Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.
We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:
Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource they are how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability  Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

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The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law

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