Background image for the top navigation. The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital link. Clinicians page link. Works on Wellness and Employee Benefits page link Family Services page link. Link to Senior Services page.
Email to a friend    Printer Friendly Page
Text Size: decrease font increase font
Care & Services
Clinical Services
Find a Doctor
Maine Medical Partners
Autism & Development Disorders Inpatient Research Collaborative (ADDIRC)
Cardiovascular Institute - Heart Health at Maine Medical Center
Community Prevention and Wellness - Maine Medical Center
Clinical Departments - Emergency Medicine
Patients, Families, and Visitors - Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
Maine Digestive Health Center at Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center Scarborough Surgery Center
Neuroscience Institute at Maine Medical Center
Surgical Services at Maine Medical Center
Palliative Care - Maine Medical Center
Portland Identification and Early Referral
Maine Medical Center - Cancer Care At MMC
Maine Medical Center - Maine Transplant
Maine Medical Center - Maine Transplant Program - Message from tjhe Director
Center for Reproductive Health
Geriatric Center | Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center - Department of Emergency Medicine
Maine Medical Center - Integrative Medicine Services
Maine Medical Center - Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation Highlights:
Maine Medical Center - Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Psychiatry, Maine Medical Center, Adult, Child, Mental Health in Southern Maine
Maine Medical Center - Nutrition Services
Maine Medical Center - Family Medicine
Psychiatry Residency Programs - Maine Medical Center - Department of Psychiatry
About Radiology - Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center - Rehabilitation Medicine
Maine Medical Center - Respiratory Care
Patient and Family Services
Maine Medical Center - Vocational Services - Who We Are
Maine Medical Center - Women's Care

CNA Course
 

Clinical Nursing Assistant II
Position Description

Position Summary

CNA Training CourseUnder supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse and according to established policies and procedures, performs various service duties and routine technical tasks such as taking vital signs and assisting patients with basic hygiene and daily living activities. 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 & Abilities

1. Must be certified as a Nursing Assistant by the State of Maine and be on the State of Maine Registry.

2.  Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations.

3.  Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information and maintain courteous relationships with patients, families, visitors and Medical Center employees.

4.  Ability to read, write and speak English in order to transcribe and communicate approved provider's orders at a level normally acquired through a high school education.

5.  Knowledge of standards, policies, procedures and organizational structure of the unit, the Department of Nursing and Maine Medical Center.

6.  Participates in ongoing education relative to role as defined.

Essential Functions

Under the direction and supervision of the RN, organizes and provides basic nursing care for patients and their families.

Performs and records various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, and procedures. These may include giving complete and partial baths, positioning patients, giving enemas, making beds, ambulating and feeding patients, taking vital signs, collecting specimens, and determining intake, output and mass.

Assists with admission, transfer, and/or discharge of patients by transporting, lifting and positioning patients while following necessary safety precautions.

Contributes to the development of the patient plan of care under direction of a Registered Nurse.

Communicates patient care information to other health care team members, including changes noted, by verbal report and/or documentation of patient care provided according to policy and procedure guidelines.

Reinforces selected patient teaching initiated by the Registered Nurse.

Provides emotional support to patients and families.

Assists in the orientation of other staff.

Assists in maintaining patient and unit area in a clean, orderly, and safe manner.

Effectively utilizes the translogic tube system, intercom system, and paging system to enhance communication.

Assists in sorting and retrieving equipment and supplies.

Customer Service
Contributes to the partnership among care givers, patients and families to provide safe and effective care.

How to Apply - Information Session
Application Form
Helpful Resources
Contact Us
CNA Course Home

 

 
 
 
Health Information

Maine Medical Center | 22 Bramhall Street | Portland, Maine 04102-3175 | (207) 662-0111