JOB SUMMARY The Certified Nursing Assistant for our Intensive Care Unit is an essential member of the patient care team who contributes to the well being and comfort of patients during their stay by providing direct and indirect patient care under the direction of the registered nurse. The CNA will be responsible for assisting with personal hygiene, including: bathing, dressing, oral care, hair care, shaving and other activities of daily living. They will aide the RN in performing vitals, providing post-op care, ambulation, mobility and positioning. As part of an interdisciplinary team, they will actively participate in establishing plans of care. JOB REQUIREMENTS Education: Graduate of Maine State Board approved CNA course
Valid State of Maine CNA certification
BLS certification required
1-3 years previous CNA experience required, preferably in a hospital setting
Other Skills Required:
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills required
Ability to function in high-stress situations
Flexibility required to provide coverage 24 hours/day, 7 days per week. May be asked to float to other departments.
Covenant Health Mission Statement
We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.
We show respect, caring and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable and suffering.
We promote justice and ethical behavior, and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources.
We work in partnership, dialogue and shared purpose to create healthy communities.
We deliver all services with the highest level of quality, while seeking creative innovation.
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.