Fairview Health Services

  • Nursing Assistant - Cardiology

    Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/8/2018 8:07 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-21503
    Profession
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Speciality
    Clinical Support Staff
    Location
    Fairview Ridges Hospital
    Shift
    day/evening
    Hours per 2 weeks
    56
    Department
    Med - Surg 3
  • Overview

    Fairview Ridges Hospital is a 150 bed facility and is located in Burnsville, MN. The Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit is looking for an Nursing Assistant (NA) to support their 39 bed unit.  This unit cares for a variety of adult patients with cardiac, pulmonary, medical, endocrine conditions and more!

     

    About this position:

    • This position works 56 hours every two weeks, with an opportunity to pick up additional shifts
    • 8 hour shifts, on the evening shift
    • Working every other weekend
    • Benefit Eligible (This includes medical, dental, paid time off, retirement options and more!)

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The Nursing Station Technician (NST) works under direction of nursing personnel to provide patient care while functioning as a nursing assistant (NA) and as a health unit coordinator (HUC).   Duties may include: patient cares, vitals, bathing, feeding, answering call lights, transporting, care of environment (by stocking, cleaning, and maintaining rooms) and use of equipment, phones, clerical, transcription, and coordinate the flow of communication on the unit.  May work as a patient care attendant. 

     

    The NST will:

    • Performs delegated nursing functions to assigned patients including personal care, ambulation, exercise, nutrition, specimen collection and vital signs.
    • Observes patients and reports any changes in status to appropriate staff.
    • Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team.
    • Performs environmental and other responsibilities as assigned.
    • Stocks supplies, organizes patient/unit areas, and cleans equipment
    • Transports patients, equipment, and supplies
    • Prepares rooms for admissions
    • Maintains unit communication systems and central desk area.

     

    Keywords: Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, NA, PCA, Personal Care Attendant

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Requires previous experience as a Nursing Assistant, Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) OR currently a nursing student with at least 1 semester of nursing clinicals completed.
    • Must have computer competencies including computer-based charting.
    • BLS for healthcare providers

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Strongly prefer Nursing Assistant training and 1 year of hospital based Nursing Assistant experience.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a diverse patient population, multi-tasking abilities, excellent customer service, communication and teamwork skills
    • Knowledge of medical terminology is a plus
    • Strong customer service skills

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