CNA Training Program - Free Course (10472)

Northern Light Health
Job Description

Are you interested in taking the first step in your career ladder with Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center?

EMMC is offering a FREE Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) apprenticeship program!

To apply Click: Free CNA Training - Earn as you Learn

For More Information:  Text "CNA Training" to (207) 506-033

This excellent program is hosted at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center and runs various times throughout the year. This 40 hour per week PAID position, at $17.75 per hour consists of 16-24 hours of class and clinical experience, with the remaining hours spent as a Patient Experience Aide on one of our many units. If you are accepted in the program, you will be a full-time employee while earning your CNA license. IF you are a current employee, you may remain in your position with your current rate of pay during the program.


Upon successful completion of the program, you will be placed in a full time CNA position at Eastern Maine Medical Center for three years, with the eligibility to receive a $3,500 sign on bonus* and a pay increase to $19.00 per hour

*Internal candidates would have to be considered as a promotional advancement from
prior position to be eligible for sign on bonus

There are many benefits to this program. In addition to working towards becoming a licensed State of Maine Certified Nursing Assistant, you are eligible for all the AMAZING benefits we offer including Medical, Dental, and Vision.

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Participate in a pre-admission interview
  • Pass pre-employment background check
  • Willing to work a 4-day work week while in training
  • Commit to Eastern Maine Medical Center for three years post training

Once licensed - opportunities within the following departments:

  • General Surgical/Short Stay (Merritt 3/Haskell 3)
  • Cardiac Telemetry (Pavilion 6 & Grant 4)
  • Respiratory/Oncology (Grant 6)
  • Neuro/Ortho (Grant 5)
  • Acute Rehab


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