Nursing Student - CNA

Job Number 61074
Posted 2/25/2019
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Supplemental Staffing (Float Pool)
Location |ME| EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Variable
Hours Variable
Job Details
Are you a nursing student looking for a certified nursing assistant (CNA) experience? We want to give our student nurses a leg up! We know it can be a challenge trying to complete orientation during school times and we want to help. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center has established target dates for CNA applications to be submitted that better align with times that are more convenient for you during school breaks. If you would like to be considered for a spot as a CNA, please review the schedule below and submit an application accordingly. Target orientation date submission window Summer 2019 Program April 1 to June 1 Winter Break 2019-2020 October 1 to November 1 If you miss a target date, we will proceed and move the start date to the next slot. Join our dynamic team! Submit an application by visiting For more information, please call Northern Light HealthTalent team at207.973.7100.

Provide patient care within the scope of practice under the direction of an RN on assigned unit.
  • Active and in good standing Maine CNA License Required
  • Currently enrolled in Nursing School Required
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be adaptable in a fast paced, changing environment, possess exemplary customer service skills, and demonstrate consistent use of EMMC's caring behaviors.
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal and communication skills and be a demonstrated team player. Must demonstrate reliability and accountability to team members and patients.
  • A strong history of teamwork and a positive attitude required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment. Ability to come in close contact with people. Sitting, extended periods of standing, and walking are required.Stretchers, monitors, pumps are moved several times a day to accommodate patient and equipment transfers. Reaching and stretching may be required at any time. Ability to push and pull heavy computers on wheels; push wheelchairs with 300+ pound patients, frequently lifting 50 pounds without assistance; high volume of stooping, bending, lifting, pulling and twisting. Must be able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from the supply carts of bend to reach equipment supplied below knee level.

Must possess upper body strength, agility and lung capacity necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and have the ability to wear protective equipment and to pass fit testing. Portable O2 tanks are lifted from O2 racks to stretchers to accompany patients.Must be able to perform various sensory requirements such as visual and color acuity, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills and hearing in order to treat the patient accurately.Use of the electronic medical record requires visual acuity for reading information on computer screens and fine motor skills for keyboarding and use of a mouse.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Fast paced clinical environment. Participation in unit specific and hospital wide activities that promote self and staff development. Participation in the development of unit specific strategic goals that assist with the fulfillment of the Eastern Maine Medical Center mission and vision.

Contact:Mark Alaimo

Equal Opportunity Employment
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.

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