Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement
Director of Nursing
Director of Nursing
CODE: MM34 RANGE: 34 (Confidential) $58,926-$81,182
Plus $7.22/hour stipend
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.69 biweekly
Value* of State-paid Health Insurance:
â€¢ Level 1: 100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing): $363.77 biweekly
â€¢ Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%): $345.58 biweekly
â€¢ Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%): $327.39 biweekly
â€¢ Level 4: 85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%): $309.20 biweekly
*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee's wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2011. Value of State's share of employee's retirement: 16.54% of pay
Opening Date: December 20, 2012
January 4, 2013
| (207) 287-1877
|Location: Riverview Psychiatric Center|
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is driven by its vision of Maine people living safe, healthy and productive lives. Its goal is to assist the people of Maine in Meeting their own needs, as well as the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. It serves the public in an environment that reflects a caring, responsive and well-managed organization
The Office of Administrative Hearings administers hearings related to child support, medical eligibility determinations, eligibility for Food Stamps, MaineCare, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Emergency Assistance, ASPIRE, General Assistance and licensing matters, and more.
Riverview Psychiatric Center is currently recruiting for a Director of Nursing to provide professional services work as a member of Riverview's senior management team and will have the administrative responsibility to plan, organize, develop and direct the provision of nursing services in accordance with all applicable legal and regulatory standards. Emphasis is placed upon evidence based nursing practice, process efficiency and fiscal responsibility. The Director of Nursing reports to the Superintendent.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
â€¢ Demonstrates commitment to the hospital mission, vision and values and serves as a role model for staff;
â€¢ Creates a philosophy of client care and a model for care delivery that is consistent with the hospital mission, vision and values;
â€¢ Contributes to and supports a culture of collaboration and integration that enhances the provision of excellent client treatment and improved client satisfaction and provides a safe employee and client treatment environment;
â€¢ Actively supports creativity and innovation;
â€¢ Actively coordinates nursing services with other disciplines to build and support multidisciplinary team treatment for clients;
â€¢ Serves as a member of the Riverview senior management team;
â€¢ Provides the administrative oversight and direction to nurse managers, nursing supervisors, admissions, infection control and nursing PI;
â€¢ Serves on and attends various committees of the hospital, as assigned;
â€¢ Monitors departmental expenses and resource use;
â€¢ Conducts investigations of special incidents, as assigned;
â€¢ With hospital leadership ensures regulatory compliance;
â€¢ Creates complex reports as required using Word and/or Excel software.
REQUIREMENTS: In order to qualify, candidates must have a Bachelors Degree in Nursing; a graduate degree in Nursing or Business is highly preferred. Ten years of progressive responsibility in nursing with a minimum of five years of supervisory experience is required. A minimum of three years experience in a psychiatric setting is required. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Maine is required. Also required are:
â€¢ Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills;
â€¢ Demonstrated experience with healthcare organizational processes;
â€¢ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Application and Information
To apply, please forward a State of Maine Direct Hire application form postmarked on or before the recruitment closing date to:
Riverview Psychiatric Center
11 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04332
The Direct Hire application form is located at: http://www.maine.gov/bhr/statejobs/howto/direct.htm
The Department of Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
The Department of Health and Human Services is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.