Fairview Health Services  Nursing Assistants - St. Joe's Hospital St. Paul in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Nursing Assistants - St. Joe's Hospital St. Paul

Specialty Medical Support Staff

Location HealthEast - St. Joseph

Department Support Services

Hours per 2 weeks 48, 56, or 64

Shift Rotating day/evening/night

Date Posted 03/30/2018

Job Number 3004-0149

Job Description:

Variety of Nursing Assistant positions open at the St. Joe's Hospital in St. Paul MN. Hours are 48, 56, or 64 per two weeks on the Day/Evening rotations (7am-330pm & 3pm-1130pm) or Overnights (11pm-730am). All Benefit Eligible and Union based.

A member of the interdependent team led by a designated RN, is accountable to perform patient care duties and activities for a group of patients. Performs such care as vital sign checks, bladder scanning, blood sugar testing, documentation of cares provided. Reports patient care data and progress of outcomes to designated RN.

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

Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned

Job Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent

Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association

Graduate of accredited medical or nursing assistant program or equivalent preferred

CNA/CMA 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

Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

Builds effective partnerships with medical staff, physicians, fostering open lines of communication and establishing trust

Formulating a plan for a program from a concept or idea

Understanding how things influence one another other within a whole; carefully balances the good of the department or site with the entire organization

About HealthEast

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.

About Fairview Health Services

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 11 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.

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