Nursing Assistant Inpatient | Critical Care Unit
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Facility: Vascular Center
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Rotating Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
The Nursing Assistant (NA) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The NA provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patient under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). Provide assistance with basic health care needs including daily living activities; bathing, grooming, toileting, eating, meal preparation and dining needs, emotional and spiritual needs. Administer delegated tasks and treatments. Record vital statistics and other basic health information.
Will collect non-invasive biological specimens from patients as needed. Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Clean patient living areas or treatment rooms.
3 shifts/week. 12 hour shifts. Rotating Days, Nights, Weekends and Holidays. Additional Incentives available for picking up additional shifts.
Critical Care Department Details: At Sanford Medical Center, the care of critically ill adult patients occurs in three separate critical care units that are covered by the same nursing staff.
Critical Care 2000 is a 12-bed pulmonary/medical critical care unit. Critical Care 3000 is a 15-bed trauma/surgical/neurocritical care unit. Critical Care 2800 is a 12-bed acuity adaptable unit cares for the cardiothoracic and vascular surgery patients. Acuity adaptable beds allow clinicians to care for patients in all acuity levels in one environment. For example, a post coronary bypass patient can be recovered post-operatively, receive critical care, then transition to telemetry status and eventually discharge all in one room. The staff in this area is comprised of a mixed team of critical care nurses and surgical nurses for a particular time. Surgical and pulmonary intensivists also work collaboratively with physicians and this department to facilitate the full interdisciplinary needs.
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is preferred, but not required. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-28104