The Maine Medical
Center Clinical Nursing Advancement Program formally
recognizes and rewards increasing levels of nursing
clinical expertise and commitment to patient care, Maine
Medical Center, and the nursing profession.
Through this program, pr
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nurses who advanced in Clinical Nurse Advancement
ofessional nurses are provided
opportunity for career development and recognition for
advancement in their area of practice.
implementation and maintenance of the Clinical Nursing
Advancement Program enhances the hospital's ability to
recruit and retain professional nurses who, in turn,
contribute to the achievement of quality patient
program is designed for Maine Medical
Center Clinical Nurses who work 20 or
more scheduled hours per week and who meet
defined the criteria for clinical advancement.
The program is a house-wide peer review
process that occurs following endorsement of the
candidate by the Nursing Director/Nurse Manager.
Objectives of the
reward Clinical Nurses for expertise in clinical
retain Clinical Nurses in clinical
growth and satisfaction of Clinical Nurses.
ongoing professional development of Clinical
formal advancement of Clinical Nurses who practice at
and diversity in clinical practice options for
environment that promotes a high level of quality
patient and family care.