Our Workplace: Fostering Teamwork and Growth
If nursing is your passion, Central Maine Healthcare offers plenty of opportunities to nurture it. Our nurses care for patients in a variety of venues from western Maine to the coast. They serve in hospital departments or units and physician practices in a variety of medical specialties.
We are proud to offer many unique settings in which our nurses can pursue their calling, but we’re even prouder of what binds this remarkable group of professionals together: a sense of community. Every nurse at Central Maine Healthcare is connected to his or her colleagues as part of a team, and that team is often the face of health care for the people we serve. No matter where our nurses work or what patient population they serve, they can rely on their teammates to support, encourage and coach them — in short, our team helps all nurses reach their potential. That benefits everyone.
Opportunities for Specialization
These are just a few of the specialties in which you can grow your nursing career at Central Maine Healthcare:
- Cardiac care. Cardiac care nurses help patients with coronary artery disease, heart failure and other cardiac conditions manage medications, recover from surgery or monitor ongoing disease.
- Gastroenterology. Gastroenterology nurses help care for patients with digestive disorders by assisting with certain treatments and providing follow-up care and education about preventing symptom flare-ups or recovering from procedures.
- Neonatal. Neonatal nurses care for new mothers and babies, including those born prematurely who need round-the-clock care in a neonatal intensive or intermediate care unit.
- Oncology. Oncology nurses help administer chemotherapy and other forms of treatment for cancer, and they provide education about mitigating side effects and staying healthy during treatment.
- Orthopaedics. Orthopaedic nurses assist in the treatment and follow-up care of individuals with musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, and they provide valuable education about symptom relief and injury prevention.
- Pediatrics. Do you enjoy working with children and teenagers? Pediatric nurses help provide well and sick care for young patients.
- Trauma. Trauma nurses work in a fast-paced hospital environment caring for patients with life-threatening injuries.
- Wound care. Wound care nurses help care for patients with chronic or hard-to-heal wounds by performing certain treatments, such as debridement, monitoring wound healing and providing education about home care.