Fairview Health Services Health Unit Coordinator/Nursing Assistant in St. Paul, Minnesota
Responsible for patient care duties and activities for a group of patients. Creates an atmosphere of hospitality on the unit and contributes to efficient unit operation by carrying out all unit clerical and receptionist activities and transcribing physician orders.
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
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
Performs vital sign checks, bladder scanning, blood sugar testing and documents cares provided
Achieves customer service excellence by understanding the needs of all internal and external customers, patients, families, physicians and the interdependent team
Prioritizes and transcribes written doctor's orders under the supervision of the RN
Documents patient information in EHR and/or other electronic system in accordance with program standards, department policies/procedures
High school graduate or equivalent
Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA)
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred
Patient care experience preferred
Patient Care Delivery: Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes
Patient Education: Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families
Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves
Attention to Detail: Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task
Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection
At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.
We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.
Job ID 2018-9713
Category Patient Care Support/Nursing Assistant
Contract Status NH
Authorized Hours 48
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