Nursing Assistant - Med/Surg Medical - 12hr Shifts

Nursing Assistant - Med/Surg Medical - 12hr Shifts

Fairview Health Services | Minneapolis, MN, 55424, US

Posted 11 days ago

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M Health Fairview is looking for a Nursing Assistant at Southdale Hospital in Edina, MN! This position is **48 hours** per two weeks on the **Night** shift, for 12 hour shifts, every third weekend, and is eligible for benefits such as medical, dental, and more. Check out the benefit link here:

Fairview Southdale Hospital offers care to people living and working in the southwest Twin Cities metro area. With more than 40 specialty services, we combine talents to balance innovative technologies and treatments with the art of medicine. Working together, we respectfully address the comprehensive needs of our patients and their families.

**About this Unit:**

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work on a medical/surgical unit? If so, then the Med/Surg-Medical Unit may be the right fit for you! This 46-bed unit includes 18 telemetry bed and is known for its superb teamwork, learning environment, and sense of family and camaraderie. The patient population on the Med/Surg-Medical Unit consists of Geriatric, Respiratory, GI, and Detox patients. This unit is widely known for high employee engagement scores, patient and family-centered care, and being a fun and engaging place to work.


**Job Responsibilities**

The Nursing Assistant is responsible for assisting the professional nurse/caregiver 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. The Nursing Assistant may be given a patient care assignment based on unit needs and the discretion of the manager/charge nurse.

Provides basic patient care by performing routine duties to include:

+ Personal grooming, bathing, toileting, Feeding,

+ Skin care needs (clean and sterile dressing changes), applying ointments/creams,

+ Oral hygiene,

+ Specimen collection/testing,

+ Position/ambulating,

+ Changing linens,

+ Promptly answers call lights.

Assists the nurse in monitoring patient condition.

+ Accurately takes and records weights, input/output, blood pressure, temperature, pulse rates, respiration, oxygen saturation.

+ Places patient on/off monitors or equipment.

+ Reports unusual findings to the RN in a timely manner.

Assists with admissions, transfers, and discharge of patients.

+ Orients patient and their family to the environment.

+ Assures the patient's belongings are accounted for, documented upon admission, transfer and discharge.

Transports patients, equipment, specimen and supplies.

+ Assures patients get to appointments on time.

+ Uses transfer belt when assisting patients with transfers and/or ambulation.

Cleans sets up, and maintains rooms and equipment.

+ Orders and stocks supplies.

Accurately documents tasks performed on appropriate form.

Performs other tasks as needed.


**Required Qualifications**


+ Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers) certification required. Ontrack participants much be able to obtain Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification upon completion of the OnTrack program.

AND ONE or more of the following:

+ Successful completion of Fairview's OnTrack Nursing Assistant training program.


+ Six months of recent direct care experience in a long term, home care or acute care setting. (Appropriate roles may include, Nursing Assistant, PCA, Resident Assistant or Emergency Room Technician)


+ Current enrollment in an LPN, RN or Nurse Practitioner program, and completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotation within the program.


+ Current certification on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry upon hire. This requirement does not need to be maintained throughout employment and is not required if subsequently transferring into another Nursing Assistant or Nursing Station Tech or Nursing Station Attendant position.

NOTE: Individuals who have completed a Nursing Assistant program and are scheduled to take the NA Registry exam will be granted 90 days post hire to become active on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry.

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_Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. 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._

**_Vaccination Update_**

_As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis._

_EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status._

**Job Locations** _US-MN-Edina_

**Posted Date** _11 hours ago_ _(11/18/2022 12:01 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2022-103851_

**_Profession_** _Patient Care (Non RN/LPN)_

**_Speciality_** _Nursing Assistant/NAR/Resident Assistant_

**_Department_** _Med - Surg 66_

**_Shift_** _night_

**_Hours per 2 weeks_** _48_

**_Location_** _Fairview Southdale Hospital_