UNIT COORDINATOR/CNA - Progressive Care Unit
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Portland, ME 04104
Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Unit
Coordinator/Certified Nursing Assistant is to assist the clinical nurse
in carrying out direct and indirect patient care activities according to
the plan established by the primary nurse. The Coordinator is
responsible for maintaining patient records, transcribing and entering
orders into the computer system. She/he maintains an accurate daily
patient census for admissions and discharges. Communicates with
clinical staff and other departments to facilitate a seamless transition
to other levels of care. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in
accordance with performance standards established for the job. The
incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee
and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the
information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA
requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent
is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or
other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible
for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives
appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities
according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital.
Current registration on the Maine Registry of Certified Nursing
Assistants. Heartsaver certification is required. A High School Diploma
or GED is required. Post-secondary education preferred. Graduate of an
approved Maine State Board of Nursing CNA program. Must be computer
literate with keyboarding skills of at least 20 wpm. Knowledge of
medical terminology preferred. Strong interpersonal skills, clear
communication and the ability to understand specific instructions.
Judgment and initiative to work independently. Ability to make
decisions regarding priority of work.