Northern Light Home Care and Hospice
Department: Home Health - South Portland
Position is located: Northern Light Home Care and Hospice South Portland
Work Type: Full Time Temporary
FTE: 1.0 - 40 hours per week
Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Earn $2000/week-Special Pay Temporary Assignment!
We offer a unique opportunity for Registered Nurses (RNs) who would like to experience the most gratifying form of nursing. We need you to assist in covering patient needs while our staff takes well-deserved time off during the next three to six months. We are interested in applicants who have previous hospice or palliative care experience. Our South Portland region has a great position for a registered nurse wanting to make a positive difference in someone's life! You would be responsible for providing skilled nursing services to pediatric and adult patients in their homes through assessment, and development and implementation of a plan of care, in consultation with physicians and families.
Utilizing the latest information technologies and telecommunication systems, we provide you with a variety of nursing experiences, ranging from caring for patients with medical/surgical needs as well as caring for patients with hospice and palliative care needs. In addition you would play an integral role in collaborating with other members of the patient care team. We offer paid time off that may be taken with Supervisor's prior approval. If you choose not to take paid time off, this time will be paid out to you prior to ending your temporary assignment as long as you work at least 90 days. You will be part of the weekend rotations.
You must be able to attend a two week long Orientation in our South Portland office. There will also be 1-2 more days later in the first month of employment. This orientation/training time will be paid as meeting time at $31/hour. Special temporary pay will begin the first full week following your two week long orientation and end at the completion of your temporary assignment.
Current RN license in Maine; CPR Card (Must be BLS Healthcare Provider); Valid driver's license with reliable transportation and agency required auto liability insurance. Ability to travel in assigned service area.
Candidates eligible for special temporary pay include: RNs who are new hires to Northern Light Health or Northern Light Home Care & Hospice; RNs who are not currently employed within Northern Light Health; RNS who have previously worked for Northern Light Health or Northern Light Home Care & Hospice and have not worked for Northern Light Health or Northern Light Home Care & Hospice for at least 90 days (first time rehire only)
* Lifting, moving and loading 30 to 50 pounds.
* Alternate shift schedules (day, evening, nights, weekends).
Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status