Hospital Nurse II

$30.11 - $35.98 hourly
  • Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center
  • 656 State St, Bangor, ME, USA
  • Nov 06, 2018
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Staff Nurse - Hospital Nurse II

Full Time and Per Diem

OPENING DATE:    June 1, 2018  

CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2018

CODE:  4134         

RANGE:  20 (Pro/Tech)              

SALARY:  $30.11– $35.98/hr. **Inclusive of Recruitment Stipends and Direct Care

Shift and Weekend Differentials are also available

LOCATION:        Bangor 


Agency information:

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.


Job description: 

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.


Licensing Requirement:

A license as a Registered Nurse as issued by the Maine State Board of Nursing.


Application Information:

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 or Theresa Peppard at


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.