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ByMDNA Staff

2018 Annual Meeting

Thank you to Bar Harbor Bank & Trust for funding a portion of our Annual Meeting this year! A special thank you to Jill Goldthwait for speaking at the event and to Senator Angus King and his office for arranging a message for the meeting. And THANK YOU to all of our guests for your enthusiastic support!

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Job Posting—Join our Team!

At Mount Desert Nursing Association, RN not only means Registered Nurse, it means: Reassuring Neighbors, caring for our Island Community and keeping MDI and the surrounding Islands “Healthy at Home”.

We are ready now for you to discover our brand of Patient-Centered Island Independent home health care and what it can mean for YOU to be a part of the Heart of our Community.

Full Time/Part Time/Benefits /Sign-on Bonus Available. Home Health Care Experience Preferred.
To find out how you can join our team of experienced and dedicated staff serving the health care needs of seasonal and year-round residents on MDI, Swan’s Island and the Cranberries, please call Heather Lewis.  207-276-5184

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter has arrived!


ByMDNA Staff

Welcome Emily!

Please join us in welcoming Emily Smith, CNA, as part of our full-time MDNA team!

Emily comes with 5 years of home health and hospice experience and many years in our community.

We are very excited to have Emily on our team!

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We LOVE our Donors!!

Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone and a huge THANK YOU to our Donors and Supporters!!  Thank you for a fantastic year!!!

318 donors supported our 2017 Appeals (including 57 first time contributors!) who combined to contribute a total of $104,918 surpassing our 2017 Annual Fund goal of $100,000!

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Welcome Katy Guthrie, PT!

Please join us in welcoming Katy Guthrie, Physical Therapist, as our newest member of the MDNA team.  Katy was born and raised on Mount Desert Island. She completed her education at The University of New England and most recently worked at Seaport Village Healthcare.  We are very excited to have Katy deliver care to our community of patients!

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We would like to announce that the Mount Desert Nursing Association has been awarded the CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Partner) Accreditation under the CHAP Home Health Standards of Excellence and CHAP has recognized that MDNA has “demonstrated a commitment to providing quality patient care and services”.  By achieving CHAP Accreditation, MDNA has also been deemed to meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and is certified as a Medicare provider.  This means that we will be eligible for Medicare reimbursement in the near future!

CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that MDNA meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. The rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long term viability. Simply stated, adherence to CHAP’s standards leads to better quality care.

A huge THANK YOU to all who have supported us to make this happen!

ByMDNA Staff

JOIN US!! Job Posting for a Full or Part Time RN

MDNA is currently looking for a full time or part time RN!

Call MDNA today to inquire.


ByMDNA Staff

Tom Brady Autographed Jersey Giveaway Announced!

Thank you to all who supported MDNA by purchasing a Brady Shirt Raffle Ticket! We are happy to announce our winner Tim Gott — Congratulations, Tim!!!  Thank you for supporting MDNA!


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MDI Marathon

Run the most scenic & runner-up best overall marathon—the MDI MARATHON!

Better yet—Run for Good by running for MDNA with the Beyond the Finish Line charity fundraising program!  For more details, visit: