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Certified Nursing Assistant - Outpatient Medical Practice

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-832611
    • Job Location: Kennebunk, ME
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 17, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Sign on Bonus up to $1500!!!! Part-Time and Full-Time Positions available.

Do you have experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant? Are you looking for a change in environment?  Do you want a good work-life balance with paid time off up to 3.5 weeks in your first year plus 10 paid company holidays? Are you looking for a position with a set schedule and no late nights?  Do you take pride in knowing that you are making a difference every day in the lives of people with cancer and blood disorders? If you are then look no further than New England Cancer Specialists (NECS), a proud Dana Farber Cancer affiliate practice.

This position is eligible for up to a $1500 sign on bonus paid after a minimum of 90 days employment.

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS is currently seeking a part-time 24 hr/3 day Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) to join our Kennebunk, ME location. The CNA will give topline care to a wide variety of patients dealing with cancer and blood disorders. Duties include rooming patients, taking patient vitals, completing a review of symptoms forms, reviewing medications, assisting in the infusion center The Certified Medical Assistant will work within a team of professionals including a physician, APP, primary nurse navigator, and a patient care coordinator. 

NECS is a private medical practice composed of 13 oncologists and hematologists serving the region from 5 different locations in Maine and New Hampshire. Our mission is to make life better for people with cancer and blood disorders. Kindness, compassion, and respect are part of everything that we do - from our phone operators to our physicians, every person on our team is important, and everyone makes a difference. We are proud to be the first Dana Farber Affiliate practice in the country, striving to provide the highest quality care and unmatched, holistic support for every patient, every day.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the setup of examination rooms including preparing the room, ordering/stocking supplies, and maintaining cleanliness.
  • Professionally greet and room patients for their appointment obtaining vital signs, including Height, weight, BP, and pulse.
  • Uses professional judgment in disclosing information obtained from clients and operates under HIPAA guidelines.
  • Complete, record, and report abnormally high or low VS to the appropriate clinical provider for immediate intervention.
  • Complete medication and allergy reconciliation documenting in EMR.
  • Assist patient with and enter information into the EMR:  ROS form, pain assessments, fatigue assessment, and depression screening.
  • Complete lab and draws blood specimens when needed and once trained.
  • May assist physicians and advanced practicing providers with examinations and procedures including bone marrow biopsy, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, paracentesis, and intrathecal (OMAYA) procedures.
  • Independently performs EKGs as ordered by the provider.
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, as well as safety, environmental, and infection control standards.

Work Week: Monday- Friday no late nights,

Weekends: Participation in the weekend urgent care clinic in our Scarborough, ME location 4-5 time per year is required.  Weekends are scheduled a year in advance for planning purposes. 

Travel: Periodic travel to other NECS Clinic sights may be needed for coverage purposes.

Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.   
  • Must be licensed by the State of Maine and be in good standing.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a CNA, experience in a medical office setting preferred.
  • Active BLS card is Preferred
  • Experience with, and the ability to understand patient medical records, physician’s orders, and medical orders is required.
  • Understand and conduct yourself per accepted clinical standards and the ability to maintain strict HIPAA compliance.
  • A high level of oral and written communication skills and typing skills are required.
  • Must be adaptable to being in front of patients or able to work at workstations outside the clinic.

Benefits

 

New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to our employees.  Our benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances.  Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term, and Long-Term disability insurances as well as Long Term Care insurance.  Other benefits include a company-sponsored retirement program, generous Paid Time Off in addition to 10 Company-paid holidays, a Wellness Program, and other voluntary benefits.  Benefits are effective 1st of the month after your hire date.

 


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