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Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA)- Comfort Care

Company: MaineGeneral Health
Location: Augusta
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary: MaineGeneral is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to join our team at our Glenridge Comfort Care unit in Augusta. Our facility was designed with the safety, comfort and well-being of our residents in mind with resident, staff and physician in-put! 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 talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service.Job Description: Glenridge Comfort Care; Augusta, ME.Specializing in Palliative Care36 hours 7p-7am24 hours (1 day, 1 night & No weekends)

  • Providing great resident care.
  • Answering resident calls and determining how best to help them.
  • Providing physical support for residents with daily activities and personal hygiene, including bathing, dressing, getting out of bed, - using the toilet, walking, standing, or exercising.
  • Turning and repositioning bedridden residents.
  • Ensuring residents receive appropriate diet by reviewing their dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences.
  • Obtaining a wide range of information from physicians, caregivers, and nurses about patient conditions, treatment plans, and suggested activities.
  • Measuring and recording food and liquid intake and urinary and fecal output and reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate as requested by staff.
  • Examining residents to detect issues requiring medical care, including open wounds, bruises, or blood in the urine.
  • Reminding residents to take medications and nutritional supplements.
  • Noting observations of patient behavior, including complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Stay up to date on CNA training and facility policy and procedure . The Ideal Candidate will have:
    • State of Maine Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.
    • Current CPR (American Heart Association).
    • Ability to think and work independently and with direction, and communicate with staff members in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
    • High School graduate or equivalent. (Preferred) Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0Work Shift: Job Exempt: NoBenefits:Supporting all aspects of our employees wellness physical, emotional and financial is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.Physical Wellness:We offer wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle.Emotional Wellness:When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.Financial Wellness:
      • An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
      • We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.Career Mobility:Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource theyre how we grow our business and care for our community. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

Keywords: MaineGeneral Health, New England , Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA)- Comfort Care, Healthcare , Augusta, Northeast

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