Clinical Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Cardiology Unit, R7

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  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Full Time - Rotating (Day/Night)
  • Nursing/Clinical Support
  • Req #: 137839
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Summary

For a limited time this position is eligible for up to $2500 sign on bonus!

Eligible candidates for the bonus will have greater than 2 years (24 months) of CNA work experience.

Position Summary
  • Under supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse and according to established policies and procedures, performs various service duties and routine technical tasks such as taking vital signs and assisting patients with basic hygiene and daily living activities. Additionally, this position requires an ongoing commitment to education and development at the unit or hospital wide level.  Specific duties may vary by area of assignment.  Consideration of the special needs and behaviors of specific patient populations is required. 
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Education: N/A
  • License/Certifications: Must be certified as a Nursing Assistant by State of Maine and be on the State of Maine Registry.
  • Experience: N/A
  • Ability to read, write and speak English in order to transcribe and communicate approved provider's orders at a level normally acquired through a high school education.
  • Knowledge of standards, policies, procedures and organizational structure of the unit, the Department of Nursing, and Maine Medical Center.
  • Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information and maintain courteous relationship with patients, families, visitors and Maine Medical Center employees.
  • Consistently models high standards of practice, accountability and professional attitude.
  • Serves as an orientation assistant and role model for other CNAs.  Viewed by staff as a resource that is accessible and approachable.
  • Promotes the development of collaborative relationship with the healthcare team members by articulating patient care issues and communicating in a constructive manner.
  • Provides unit-based in-service/education or develops a unit education presentation/packet.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in work processes and contributes to the implementation of improvement efforts.

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

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes 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.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare 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 wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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