We are raising the bar in honor of your strengths and abilities to make a difference in people’s lives! You know who you are! You are ready for more – inquisitive, generous, and eager to invest in yourself and take the next big step in your career!
MainegGeneral would love to invest in you by paying you to become a Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) and Certified Nurses Aid (CNA)! Upon certification, we’d offer you a competitive raise as we hire you directly into your first role as a CNA/CRMA!
If you take pride in what you do, are seeking amazing benefits, and a better opportunity to use your skills we’d love to chat with you!
**Our next course begins on September 30th, 2021!**
What is a CNA/CRMA?
A CRMA administers medications in a safe, proper, and accurate manner, recording and documenting the administration of medications, reporting incident, and sustain knowledge of resident rights while maintain patient confidentiality! A CNA assists patients with daily activities, maintains patient hygiene and ad serves a vital role on the healthcare team!
The combination of both certifications will make you an invaluable resource to the MaineGeneral Health organization!
What does a CNA/CRMA do?
As a CNA/CRMA you have the ability to impact lives in a way you never thought possible. It is a privilege and an honor to care for the sick and elderly in our community. The opportunities for growth and development are endless when you obtain a CNA certificate and join the MaineGeneral Health family!
What will I learn with this training?
Assist in a broad range of areas including infection control, safety, and emergency procedures
Safe medication administration in accordance with Maine’s Regulations
Document patient care services and report observations to nursing staff
Assist doctors and nurses in diagnostic procedures and therapeutic treatments
Develop communication and interpersonal skills
How long is the program?
The program is 13 weeks total!
CNA Training – 12 weeks
1 eight hour paid class per week (Thursday 7:30a-3p)
70 hours of clinical instruction (including both 8 & 12 hour paid
32-40 hours per week including class schedule
(Schedule options 7a-3p OR 11a-7p)
At least one weekend day per week
On average 3-5 hours of study time outside of normal work hours
CRMA Training – 1 week
What are the program requirements?
High school diploma or equivalent required
Dependable attendance for classes, clinical, & scheduled shifts required
Upon completion of the program and successful passing of the state exam, students will be registered as a Certified Nurses Aide (CNA) and a Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA)!
**Once certified as a CNA and/or CRMA, a 1 year commitment to MaineGeneral Long Term Care (32 hour – 36 hour per week) is required**
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Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.
We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.
Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.
A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.
When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.
An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.
We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.
Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.
We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.
Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .
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The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law