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Certified Nursing Assistant - Skilled

at Northern Light Health

Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Reference #: 1017662

Job Description




Regular Part-time




Maine CNA

Lakewood is a five-star facility under Quality Measure reporting systems provided by CMS, and we have accomplished this goal as a result of our team. We have also been recognized this year for being among the top ten percent in customer service across our Nation. You each consistently show how much you care, and our customers notice!! Lakewood Staff contribute greatly to our ongoing culture of Safety and Innovation. The Maine Health Care Association presented our center with an innovation award for our Step by Step Olympic Program.

Summary of Major Functions

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs direct geriatric care duties, with a restorative emphasis, under the direction and supervision of a Licensed Nurse.

Minimum Requirements For The Job

Currently certified and registered with the Maine CNA Registry.


Completion of a state approved program as a Certified Nursing Assistant in Maine. Previous clinical experience in acute care of long-term care is desirable.

• Training/Experience as a nursing assistant

• Experience or interest in working with older adults

• Maturity, friendliness and enjoyment in working with people

• High School diploma or GED, with reading, comprehension and writing ability at 12th grade level or higher

Special Knowledge Required or Preferred

BCLS certification preferred

Annual mandatory continuing education requirements

Physical Environment

Exposed to all resident elements, including exposure to human waste, blood and body fluids and other unpleasant elements. At times, long and irregular hours are necessary. Exposure to hazardous substances is, at times, unavoidable. Frequent multiple tasks and resident needs will be assigned in a rapid fashion.

Physical Criteria/Effort

Work involves standing and/or walking over 70% of the time. There is moderate physical effort in positioning, lifting, or moving residents of various weights and body shapes, with or without assistance. Vision and hearing acuteness is required at all times. Repeated bending, squatting, and stooping is necessary. The incumbent is subject to frustration and fatigue.