Fairview Health Services

  • Nursing Assistant - Brain Injury Services

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 1:18 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Clinical Support Staff
    Bethesda Hospital
    Hours per 2 weeks
    BIS - 4 South
  • Overview

    Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a Nursing Assistant at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul, MN. This position is 40  hours per two weeks on the Day and Evening shift, for 8 hour shifts, Variable schedule, and is eligible for benefits.


    Bethesda is our LTAC Hospital where all of our patients have had a complex illness or injury that requires hospital level care for an average of 25-30 days. Many of our patients are more acute than a typical Med/Surg floor, so Bethesda is a great place to gain expertise in managing patients with progressive care issues with varying levels of multi system impairment. Outside of an ICU setting, it is hard to get exposer to such a high concentration of acutely ill patients.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    A Nursing Assistant at Bethesda would be accountable to perform patient care duties and activities for a unique group of acutely ill patients.  You will assist with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, repositioning, ambulating, transporting and feeding. Also you will be doing data collection and bedside testing such as blood glucose, vital signs, Foley catheter maintenance, continuous bladder irrigation maintenance, and observing and documenting patient input and output. You will also perform some non-direct patient care duties such as setting up and maintaining rooms and stocking supplies on the unit

    • Demonstrates commitment to the universal guiding principles of the patient care model in order to achieve the HealthEast Nursing vision
    • Supports the Nursing Process to achieve outcome focused patient care
    • Supports holistic nursing theory based on Watson's theory of caring aligning with the practice standards of the American Holistic Nurses' Association and the HealthEast nursing patient care model (Professional Partnership Model) in order to achieve the HealthEast Nursing vision
    • Communicates accurately and effectively with patient/family and health care team members
    • Reinforces patient education as directed by clinical staff
    • Achieves customer service excellence by understanding the needs of all internal and external customers, patients, families, physicians and the interdependent team
    • Documents patient information in EHR and/or other electronic system in accordance with program standards, department policies/procedures
    • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
    • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements


    Required Qualifications:

    • Basic Life Support Through Health Care Providers obtained before start date


    Preferred qualifications:

    • Certified Nursing Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant
    • Patient Care experience


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