Clinical Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Cardiac Care Unit, R9

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • May 14, 2022

Job Description


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.

R-9 West is a 24-bed Patient Care Unit, treating adults and patients with acute medical cardiology conditions; Post carotid, coronary, iliac and renal interventional procedure care and ECG monitoring

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)

  1. Education: Participates in continuing education relative to role as defined.
  2. 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 course.
  3. Experience: N/A
  4. Ability to read, write, and speak English in order to follow oral or written instructions and complete standard forms.
  5. Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations.
  6. Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information and maintain courteous relationships with patients, families, visitors, and Maine Medical Center employees.
  7. Knowledge of standards, policies, procedures and organizational structure of the unit, the Department of Nursing, and Maine Medical Center.

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 Portland.