Fairview Health Services Nursing Assistant - Float Pool Unit in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a Nursing Assistant at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul, MN. This position is 56 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

In this role, you will work to support the Nursing Process to achieve outcome focused patient care with the Fairview Nursing vision. Unique tasks to this job include:

  • Assisting, under the direct supervision of a professional nurse, in the delivery of direct patient care.

  • Checking vital signs and blood sugars, emptying Foley catheters, bladder irrigation.

  • Assisting with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, repositioning, ambulating, transporting, and feeding

  • Observing and collecting patient data and documenting in EPIC

  • Providing safety protocols to patients and families

  • Setting up and maintaining rooms along with stocking supplies on unit.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Basic Life Support Through Health Care Providers

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant

  • Patient Care experience

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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. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, 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.

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

Requisition ID 2018-23110

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

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Bethesda Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Department Nurse Site Float Pool