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ED Assistant - Nursing

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


  • 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.

        Additional Information

        MaineHealth was ranked 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.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , ED Assistant - Nursing, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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