CNA- All shifts available

Northern Light Health-Eastern Maine Medical | Bangor, ME

Posted Date 7/27/2020
Description

 

Calling All Certified Nursing Assistants (All Schedules)

Varied Shifts /Accelerated Start

The focus of the Certified Nursing Assistant at NorthernLight Health is improving the health and well-being of our patients. If you are a CNA interested in working with us  we would like to talk to you about opportunities in all departments and an accelerated start.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is committed to making healthcare work for the people of Maine. It is a 411- bed, regional tertiary care and ACS verified level II trauma center serving a patient population of 500,000 living in the northern two-thirds of the state's geography. The hospital is a base for LifeFlight of Maine, a critical care air transportation service flying nearly 900 missions per year. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for ourstate. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services,including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices,long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

Please click on the link below for more about Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzNwrLgZkLc

Regulatory Requirements:

·        Maine CNA License, required- Active and in good standing on Maine CNA Registry

·        BLS Certification, required

·        High School Diploma or equivalent, required

 

Professional Requirements:

·        Must be adaptable to a fast paced, ever-changing environment

·        Be a strong team player who is self-motivated

·        Ability to learn quickly

·        Must possess exemplary customer service skills and demonstrate consistent use of EMMC Caring Behaviors

·        Ability to communicate will with all members of the healthcare team

·        Ability to work closely under the direction of a Registered Nurse

·        Must always project a professional image

·        Must possess a high level of interpersonal and communication skills

·        Must be reliable and accountable to team members and patients

   

Preferred Experience/Skills:

·        Legible hand writing and other skills as outlined in unit-based orientation

·        Age specific competency certification

 

 Physical Demands:

·        Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment

·        Ability to be in close contact with patients/people

·        Sitting and extended periods of standing and walking

·        Reaching and stretching maybe required at anytime

·        Ability to push and pull heavy computers on wheels; push wheelchairs with 300+ pound patients

·        Able to frequently lift 50 pounds without assistance

·        High volume of stooping, bending, lifting,pulling and twisting

·        Able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from supply carts or bend to reach equipment on carts below knee level

·        Must possess upper body strength, agility and lung capacity necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation

·        Able to wear protective equipment

·        Able to move portable oxygen tanks for patients from oxygen racks to stretchers to accompany patients

·        Able to perform various sensory requirements such as visual and color acuity, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills and hearing in order to treat the patient accurately

·        Ability to use the electronic medical record effectively and accurately including fine motor skills for keyboarding and the use of a mouse

 

Working Environment:

·        Fast-paced clinical environment

·        Participation in unit specific and hospital wide activities promoting self and staff development

·        Participation in the development of unit specific strategic goals that align with Northern Light Health Eastern MaineMedical Center's mission and vision.

 



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