Staff Nurse

Bangor, Maine, United States Full-time

Hospital Nurse II

Opening Date: July 10, 2019 

Closing Date:  Until Filled

Job Class Code: 4134
Grade: 20
Salary: $30.70 - $36.74/hour

*Not including shift and weekend stipends, which may be available.

+++Up to $200/month reimbursement of nursing-student loans may also be available.+++


Position Number:  03200-2082


Hamlin/ 10:45a - 11:15p & 2:45p - 11:15p


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 entire State of Maine that provides services for people with severe mental illness.   As a member of a statewide community of care givers, DDPC collaborates with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, their community and personal supports, to provide recovery-oriented, respectful, compassionate, and effective psychiatric care and treatment in the least restrictive, safest, and most therapeutic environment we can create.

Job duties:

As our newest Staff Nurse, you will practice the second-highest level of professional nursing care and treatment of people who are mentally, emotionally, and /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. Work is performed under general supervision, and will be done primarily during the 6:45a-7:15p. shift. 


 A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or related field -OR- graduation from an accredited school of nursing plus one (1) year of professional nursing experience.


For additional information about this position please contact Christine Bellatty, Acting Director of Nursing at 207-941-4214 or email To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter. To request a paper application, please contact Theresa Peppard at

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: MSEA -  14.47% of pay  
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $392.49 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, 2019.


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.