Article Title: Certified Residential Medication Aide – Millinocket

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 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 $12.30/hr. Consideration given for years of related experience and current certifications.

Shifts Include:

  • 34 hrs/ week – Mixed day and evening hours
  • 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 periodically thereafter, must have background check results that 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.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages.  Apply on line at or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520) or by email at  to request an application and job description. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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

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