RN Charge Nurse in Presque Isle, ME at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 4/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Our Passion:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.

Our Team:

Discovery Hosue of Northern Maine CTC, located in Presque Isle, Maine, is part of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. Our nursing team provides compassionate, high quality safe and efficient medication dispensing to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic. 

Our Benefits:  

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Your Job as a Charge Nurse RN:

The Charge Nurse is responsible for directing care to patients, facilitating workflows, serving as a clinical resource for staff, and for providing team leadership on a shift-to-shift basis. The Charge Nurse maintains standards of professional nursing practice in accordance with clinic policy and procedures.


We have daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Shift hours are early mornings from 5:00 am - 1:30 pm, allowing you to enjoy a great work/life balance. This position has the option for anywhere from 32 - 40 hours per week.


Your Responsibilities as a Charge Nurse RN:

  • Provides direct care for patients as well as monitors and coordinates other nurses and members of the staff on the daily medical or behavioral health care activities of the clinic; schedules staff to ensure full coverage at all times and to ensure effective application of services;
  • Leads, guides, and trains employees performing work;
  • Oversees and provides direct nursing evaluation, consultation and other related care to patients as required;
  • Coordinates services and maintains communication with other departments or staff as required;
  • Complete and maintains required documentation;
  • Oversees quality assurance activities and compliance to operational standards, participates in program development, development or implementation of operating policy and procedure, and promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices, as requested;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Charge Nurse RN:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in nursing practice; minimum 1 year supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred
  • Prefer experience in behavioral health/addiction recovery environment (inpatient or outpatient
  • There must be no history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three years before employment


  • Current RN license within the state of Maine.


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