Behavioral Health Unit Assistant (CNA)- ACH, Augusta, 36hrs.
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Augusta, ME 04332
Behavioral Health Unit Assistant (CNA)- ACH, Augusta, 36hrs./week, 7:00p-7:00a
Inpt. MH&SA, 3-South
35 Medical Center Parkway
Augusta, Maine, 04330
MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team as a per diem Behavioral Health Unit Assistant. If you have a passion for service excellence…we want to hear from you!
The Behavioral Health Unit Assistant supports and participates in the delivery of Behavioral Health Services in our state of the art facility/unit! The ideal candidate is dedicated to patient experience and excellence in all that we do…. together!!
This position assists with direct patient care and unit operations. Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs a variety of duties to support the department as it relates to direct patient care. Candidates with experience in behavioral health are encouraged to apply!
Excellent work among excellent colleagues.
Competitive benefit package including several health plans, medical spending accounts, dental, life and disability options.
Generous earned time program.
Retirement plans with potential for employer contributions.
Maintains proper physical and emotional patient environment.
Performs clerical duties to enhance the functioning of the unit.
Provides assistance in personal hygiene and activities of daily living.
Assists the RN with general patient care.
Assists with body movement and ambulation.
The ideal candidate will have:
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Enrolled in a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course within one year of hire required. Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) required within 18 months of hire.
Basic Life Support (BLS); and Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) required within 6 months of hire.
A minimum of one year of directly related work experience strongly preferred.
Proficiency in suite of Microsoft applications is desired.
Exceptional customer service and communication skills.