Clinical Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Assisted Ventilation/Intermediate Care Unit
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Summary For a limited time MaineHealth is offering sign on
bonuses for Clinical Nursing Assistants (CNA):
- 0-1 years of experience eligible for $2,500 (full
- 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.
MC/AVU is a high paced medical intermediate care unit within Maine
Medical Center. Patient population is vast and includes specialties
of acute on chronic states, respiratory failure, complex vascular,
general surgical and neuroscience conditions, sepsis and
multisystem organ failure. Constant assessment, coordination and
interventions are essential. Within our Assisted Ventilation Unit
(AVU) patients may require mechanical ventilation in chronic or
weaning states; vasoactive medications and frequent assessments and
interventions are required.
- Position Summary
- Under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurses and
according to defined policies and procedures, performs various
service duties and technical tasks such as taking vital signs and
assisting patients with basic hygiene and activities of daily
living. 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: Participates in continuing education relative to
role as defined.
- License/Certifications: Must be certified as a Nursing
Assistant by the State of Maine and be on the State of Maine
Registry, having completed a six-week or equivalent
- Experience: N/A
- Ability to read, write, and speak English in order to follow
oral or written instructions and complete standard forms.
- Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations.
- Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information and
maintain courteous relationships with patients, families, visitors,
and Maine Medical Center employees.
- Knowledge of standards, policies, procedures and organizational
structure of the unit, the Department of Nursing, and Maine Medical
MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of
America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose
vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest
in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a
comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services,
home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working
together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately
22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care,
diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New
Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org
At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's
needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages
include 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.
With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be
working with health care 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
well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in
fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate
caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will
be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new
level.Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet
designated 700-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
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