Career Opportunities


Below is a list of current career opportunities at Penquis.  You can view a brief job description and complete the Job Application at the end of each job description.

 

If you do not want to complete the online application an application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Lincoln or Rockland. 

 

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace.

Certified Residential Medication Aide

Date Posted: 07/20/2017

 

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for 50 years, seeks candidates for the following open CRMA positions at the Stearns Assisted Living Facility located at 80 Maine Avenue, Millinocket.  CRMAs help residents maintain their independence by providing a variety of tasks, including personal care based on individual care plans, medication administration, housekeeping, food service, dining room set up, activities with residents, and laundry. Entry level pay for CRMA is $10.35/hr. Consideration given for years of related experience and current certifications.

 

Shifts Include: 

  • Part time benefits eligible position – 28 hrs/week (benefits eligible) - evening shifts.   Two 3-9 pm shifts and two 3-11:30 pm shifts.
  • Per diem all shifts

 

Benefits include:

  • Shift Differentials of $.50/hr. for 2nd  shift, $1.00/hr. for 3rd shift
  • Shift Differential of additional $1.00/hr. for weekend shifts.
  • Short Notice Stipend for filling vacant shifts with less than 48 hours’ notice.
  • Working Holiday Pay at time and a half straight hourly rate (12 opportunities per year)

 

Requirements include experience providing personal care to the elderly, medication administration and a positive attitude regarding the dignity, privacy, and autonomy of older persons. High School diploma or equivalent and CRMA certification and Personal Support Specialist (PSS) certification required, or for individuals with relevant work experience PSS certification must be obtained within 3 months of hire.  Subsidy for the cost of certification offered.  

 

Upon hire and thereafter, must have background check results which are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions.

 

 

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