Registered Nurse (Rn) - Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit - New Graduates Welcome

Maine Health Westbrook , ME 04092

Posted 2 months ago

Full Time

123 Andover Road


Night Shift

For a limited time MaineHealth is offering a $10,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible Registered Nurses with 0-3 years of RN experience and $20,000 for Registered Nurses with greater than 3 years of RN work experience!

  • Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time RN position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.

  • Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.

"Relocation assistance is available to eligible candidates"

The Registered Nurse provides patient care utilizing the nursing process in an inpatient setting. The 1NW Adolescent Unit at Spring Harbor Hospital specializes in the care of adolescents. We offer a 14-bed unit designed for the care of children, generally at the ages 12-20 years old, who require acute mental health treatment. Typically, these patients are an imminent risk to themselves or others, or are unable to function at a lower level of care due to their psychiatric symptoms. Our multidisciplinary patient care team specializes in the treatment of diagnoses most commonly found in children and adolescents.

These include:

  • Depression

  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders

  • Emerging Psychotic Disorders

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Substance Use Disorders

Unit programming includes comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, medication management, individual and family therapy, occupational therapy, yoga and on-site academic tutoring. Our facility also includes access to a gym and outside playground and courtyard areas.

Spring Harbor treats children and adolescents from throughout Maine. Our multidisciplinary team includes medical providers, occupational therapists, social work clinicians, and nursing staff. Treatment plans for youth are individualized. Treatment may include engagement in dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy skills groups, psychoeducation groups, individual and milieu therapies, occupational therapy, and Individual psychotherapy. Medication providers may also recommend psychotropic medication as part of the treatment.

Position Summary

  • The Registered Nurse provides patient care utilizing the nursing process in inpatient and outpatient facilities.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing or a graduate of an accredited Nursing program required.

  • License/Certifications: Licensed as a registered professional nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing required.

  • Experience: 1+ year of psychiatric nursing experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of counseling theory, physical and psychological effects of mental illness and substance abuse preferred

  • Knowledge of bio-psychosocial assessments required

Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

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Registered Nurse (Rn) - Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit - New Graduates Welcome

Maine Health