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Fairview Health Services Nursing Assistant - 2nd Floor General Surgery in Edina, Minnesota

Overview

The Nursing Assistant is responsible for assisting the professional nurse/caregiver in the delivery of patient care, transporting patient and/or equipment, setting up and maintaining patient rooms, and the reordering and stocking of supplies. The Nursing Assistant does not work autonomously but works under the direction of a professional nurse. The Nursing Assistant may be given a patient care assignment based on unit needs and the discretion of the manager/charge nurse

Shift: Night

Hours: 60 per pay period

Responsibilities/Job Description

Provides basic patient care by performing routine duties to include:

  • Personal grooming, bathing, toileting, Feeding,

  • Skin care needs (clean and sterile dressing changes), applying ointments/creams,

  • Oral hygiene,

  • Specimen collection/testing,

  • Position/ambulating,

  • Changing linens,

  • Promptly answers call lights.

Assists nurse in monitoring patient condition.

  • Accurately takes and records weights, input/output, blood pressure, temperature, pulse rates, respiration, oxygen saturation.

  • Places patient on/off monitors or equipment.

  • Reports unusual findings to the RN in a timely manner.

Assists with admissions, transfers, and discharge of patients.

  • Orients patient/family to environment.

  • Assures the patient’s belongings are accounted for, documented upon admission, transfer and discharge.

Transports patients, equipment, specimen and supplies.

  • Assures patients get to appointment on time.

  • Uses transfer belt when assisting patients with transfers and/or ambulation.

Cleans sets up, and maintains rooms and equipment.

  • Orders and stocks supplies.

Correctly documents tasks performed on appropriate form.

Organization Expectations, as applicable:

Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served

  • Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.

  • Communicates in a respective manner.

  • Ensures a safe, secure environment.

  • Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.

  • Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.

  • Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.

Fulfills all organizational requirements

  • Completes all required learning relevant to the role

  • Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required

  • Current certification on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry upon hire with the following exceptions:

  • Currently enrolled in an RN program, and completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotation within the program or If the applicant is a current Fairview employee, this requirement does not need to be maintained throughout employment and is not required if subsequently transferring into another Nursing Assistant or Nursing Station Tech or Nursing Station Attendant position

  • Active Basic Life Support Certification

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Edina

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago (9/14/2021 1:44 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-80371

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 60

Department Station 22 General Surg

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