Clinical Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Medical Telemetry

MaineHealth | Portland, ME

Posted Date 6/30/2020
Description

Summary

For a limited time this position is eligible for up to $1500 sign on bonus!

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

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

  • During this time CNA II hires (1+ plus year(s) of experience) are eligible for Featured level Employee Referral bonus ($1000 for full time hires, prorated for part time/per diem). CNA I hires (less than 1 year of experience) will be eligible for standard level Employee Referral bonus: $500 for full time hires, prorated for part time/per diem.

* R2 is a 37 bed acute care medical telemetry unit. The unit cares for adult to geriatric patients with acute and chronic medical conditions specializing in the care of the stroke patient. It is a designated primary stroke unit. *

  • 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. 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)

    • Must be certified as a Nursing Assistant by State of Maine and be on the State of Maine Registry.

    • Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations.

    • Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information and maintain courteous relationships with patients, families, visitors and Medical Center employees.

    • 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.

    • Participates in ongoing education relative to role as defined.

Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay
Industry
Healthcare | Nursing

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