Certified Nursing Assistant

at Northern Light Health in Ellsworth, Maine, United States

Job Description

Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

Department: Medical Surgical Unit

Position is located: Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

Work Type: Full Time

Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM


Provides direct and in-direct patient care under direction of nursing staff. Performs duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients.


+ Communicates and interacts with patients and families, physicians, peers and other health care members to maximize successful customer outcomes and maximize function of the unit.

+ Precepts team members to job function

+ Orients patient to hospital environment and routine

+ Attends and serves on one unit committee or educational peer opportunity to improve quality and/or engagement.

+ Documents all aspects of patient care in a timely manner.

+ Participates in unit quality improvement initiatives.

+ Communicates appropriate information and patient needs to oncoming staff at change of shift and to RN in a timely manner for follow up.

+ Provides care in accordance with the patient’s plan of care.

+ Label and Delivers specimens per policy.

+ Maintains a safe environment complying with Northern Light Health policies and procedures; reports and directly addresses environmental hazards and violations of patient safety policy and/or protocol when involved or observed.

+ May perform other duties upon request.

Other Information:

Competencies and Skills

+ Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.

+ Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.

+ Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.

+ Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.


+ Required Certified Nursing Assistant


+ Required No Minimum Requirement

Working Conditions

+ Lifting, moving and loading 30 to 50 pounds.

+ Alternate shift schedules (day, evening, nights, weekends).

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Job Posting: JC258163697

Posted On: Apr 11, 2024

Updated On: Jun 22, 2024

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