Staff Nurse - Hospital Nurse II
Full Time and Per Diem
OPENING DATE: June 1, 2018
RANGE: 20 (Pro/Tech)
SALARY: $30.11– $35.98/hr. **Inclusive of Recruitment Stipends and Direct Care
Shift and Weekend Differentials are also available
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that safeguard the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.
Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center (DDPC) is a 51 bed psychiatric hospital serving the State’s geographic area that provides services for people with severe mental illness. As a member of a state wide community of care givers, DDPC collaborates with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and their community and personal supports to provide recovery oriented, respectful, compassionate, and effective psychiatric care and treatment in the last restrictive, safest, and most therapeutic environment we can create.
A Staff Nurse – Hospital Nurse II is the second level of professional nursing work involving the care and treatment of patients who are mentally, emotionally or physically ill. Responsibilities include overseeing and providing medical and/or psychiatric nursing care in the hospital. Supervision may be exercised over hospital paraprofessional personnel and/or other assigned personnel as a group leader. Work is performed under limited supervision.
A Bachelors Degree in Nursing or related field -OR- graduation from an accredited school of nursing plus one (1) year of professional nursing experience.
A license as a Registered Nurse as issued by the Maine State Board of Nursing.
For additional information about this position please contact Breanna Lee or Theresa Peppard. To apply, please upload a current resume and cover letter. To request a paper application, please contact Breanna Lee at Breanna.Lee@maine.gov or Theresa Peppard at Theresa.M.Peppard@maine.gov.
Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 15.37% of pay
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly
Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:
Level 1: 100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2: 95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3: 90% State Contribution = $400.21 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4: 85% State Contribution = $377.98 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2018.
The Department of Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.