Fairview Health Services

  • Nursing Assistant - Med/Surg Oncology

    Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2019 10:23 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Clinical Support Staff
    Fairview Ridges Hospital
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Med - Surg 5
  • Overview

    We have a great opportunity for a Nursing Assistant (NA) to be a part of our med/surg oncology unit.  This unit is a 28 Bed unit that cares for adult patients with a wide range of medical conditions, surgical interventions and surgical oncology needs.


    About this position:

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

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The Nursing Assistant (NA) is responsible for assisting the nurse 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. May be given a patient care assignment based on unit needs and the discretion of the manager/charge nurse.


    The NA will:

    • Provides basic patient care, i.e. activities of daily living, positioning, ambulating, answering call lights
    • Assists RN in monitoring patient condition by accurately taking vital signs, recording weights, measuring input/output, and recording oxygen saturation levels.
    • Reports unusual findings to the RN in a timely manner
    • Transports patients, equipment, and supplies
    • Prepares rooms for admissions
    • Stocks supplies, organizes patient/unit areas, and cleans equipment


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


    Required Qualifications:

    • Requires previous experience as a Nursing Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant OR currently a nursing student with at least 1 semester of nursing clinicals completed.
    • 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


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