Emergency Department (ED) Assistant

MaineHealth | Portland, ME

Posted Date 6/30/2020


A great entry level opportunity for those seeking a position in healthcare. Looking for a courteous and punctual individual with great customer service skills, who is comfortable multitasking.

  • Position Summary

    • Under supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse and according to defined policy and procedures, offers assistance in the transporting of patients to inpatient units and diagnostic centers; offers support to the unit including such functions as maintaining room readiness and supplies; provides a neat, clean, and organized environment; assists with paging requests; and sorts papers generated by the multiple printers in the department.

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

    • Education: N/A

    • License/Certifications: N/A

    • Experience: N/A

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

    • Ability to read, write, and speak English in order to check patient and record identification, follow simple oral or written instructions, and to complete standard forms.

    • Knowledge of policies, procedures, and organizational structure of the unit, Nursing Services, and the institution.

    • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time (up to 90% of work time) and to lift and push patients with wheelchairs or stretchers for up to 90% of work time.

Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay

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