Registered Nurse - Per Diem Overnights

Milestone Recovery
 Portland, ME

Position Profile: Registered Nurse is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, under the supervision of the Director of Nursing.

Qualifications Required: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. One (1) to two (2) year(s) clinical experience is a plus. Have and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse within the state of Maine, must be able to obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid certification. Experience with chronic substance use disorder and/or mental illness is a plus.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Implement an appropriate individualized health treatment plan with the patient
  • Plan and carry out the admission, transfer, and discharge of patients
  • Be responsible for all aspects of the health care for the patient caseload during each shift
  • Complete and maintain necessary records and reports in an accurate and confidential manner
  • Assist with admissions
  • Will hold a proficiency in KIPU and will attend trainings as necessary.
  • Make the appropriate referrals to other agencies and resources for the health care of the patients
  • Attend essential training programs and weekly staff meetings
  • Be willing and able to work as a team member, including leadership nursing roles
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Physical demands and work environment: Freedom of movement on a regular basis. Operating basic office equipment in a normal office environment. Ability to lift up to 50lbs. May spend extended periods operating a desktop computer, requiring hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity; physical activity requires walking, bending, standing and lifting.

Compensation: Compensation for this position ranges from $34.00-$36.00 per hour, based on experience. We offer an additional shift differential for both overnights ($5.00 between 23:00 - 07:00) and weekends ($2.50).