Maine Medical Partners has a new opportunity for a registered nurse to join their Cardiology practice in Augusta, Maine. This new position will support our Heart Failure patients through education, phone triage answering cardiology questions, and prescription management according to provider protocols.
The RN we are seeking has in-patient or outpatient experience working with cardiac patients. Other clinical experience is also acceptable for candidates who are quick learners and have an interest in this patient population.
This practice is located within MaineGeneral Medical Center and is open 7am-5:30pm. There is some schedule flexibility for this Monday-Friday position. As necessary, travel to Maine Medical Partners’ satellite office in Waterville, Maine is also part of this role.
If you want to help build a quickly developing Heart Failure Program that is new to the patient population in this area, we would love to hear from you.
Under the direction of physicians, this position is responsible for assisting with total patient care by performing clinical duties, responding to patient telephone inquiries, and coordinating care both at the office and at outside facilities. An Ambulatory Care RN II is the competent nurse who has at least one year of professional nursing experience in acute or ambulatory care.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Education: Completion of nursing training from an accredited school of nursing.
- License/Certifications: Active State of Maine Nursing License or eligible for licensure. BSN preferred. Current BLS required.
- Experience: Minimum one year nursing experience required.
- Knowledge of nursing processes; health care systems, structure and functions; and community resources.
- Knowledge of chart/medical record documentation requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff.
- Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination.
- Ability to read and interpret physicians’ orders and notes from other providers.
- Ability to calculate and administer drug dosages and injections and measure results.
- Ability to organize and accomplish multiple tasks and to have the flexibility to meet changing demands on a daily basis.
- Ability to maintain a professional manner even under stressful situations.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Proficient computer skills.
- Adhere to all RN I requirements
- In accordance with the Ambulatory Care Nursing Advancement Program, a RN II who meets or exceeds all of the criteria and requirements at the 12 month performance evaluation date may apply for RN III designation.