Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Unit Secretary-Medical Surgical

MaineHealth | Damariscotta, ME, United States

Posted Date 9/18/2023


LincolnHealth (LH) is a full-service healthcare system that includes a hospital with two campuses: LincolnHealth – Miles Campus in Damariscotta and LincolnHealth – St. Andrews Campus in Boothbay Harbor, as well as two long-term care facilities, retirement communities in both Boothbay Harbor and Damariscotta, a 40-member multi-specialty physician practice. The Miles campus includes a 25-bed community hospital.

We are Lincoln County’s largest employer, with more than 1,000 full-time and part-time employees. Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered and affordable healthcare. Known locally for our compassion and commitment to quality, our employees are focused on providing the best care available to our fellow community members. As part of MaineHealth, Maine’s largest integrated healthcare system, we are able to offer seamless access to specialty services that may not be available locally.

  • For a limited time MaineHealth is offering sign on bonuses for Clinical Nursing Assistants:

    • 0-1 years of experience eligible for $2,500 (full time)
    • 1+ years of experience eligible for $4,000 (full time)

Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time CNA position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.

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

We are presently seeking a CNA/Unit Secretary to join our team. This is a full time role with day shift hours. The CNA/Unit Secretary is a role that allows for a great balance of clinical responsibility as well as administrative/admission responsibilities.

  • Position Summary This position consists of 36 hours per week.

    • Under the supervision of a nurse, the C.N.A./US on Med Surg coordinates and organizes the clinical duties of the unit by acting as a contact person, receptionist, and secretary. The CNA portion of this role is in accordance with the established protocols, policies and procedures of Lincoln Health.

  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.

    • License/Certifications: Graduate of a State-Approved CNA program. Active Certified Nurses Aide certification for the State of Maine. Current Basic Life Support Certification.

    • Experience: N/A

    • Secretarial skills with information technology skills and experience with medical terminology helpful.

    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.

    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.

    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

    • Must possess and exhibit excellent customer service, communication and telephone skills. Need typing and computer skills at a basic to intermediate level.

Additional Information

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow – programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.

MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you’re looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.

Job Type
Healthcare | Admin - Clerical

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