Nursing Assistant - Surgery (1.0 FTE)

Duluth, MN
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Mar 06, 2018
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Building Location: St Marys Medical Center

Department: 13410 Surgery Acute

Job Description: Responsible for providing direct care to patients and serving the needs of patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, Nurse Manager, Assistant Head Nurse, and/or Department Director (possibly with guidance from an LPN) to contribute to meeting the mission and goals of Essentia Health. Duties will vary by patient care unit/department and include but are not limited to: Providing personal hygiene care, assisting with nutritional needs, providing comfort care and other assistance, appropriately and safely transferring patients, taking vital signs and completing recordkeeping, recognizing and promptly reporting changes in patient condition to the RN, and maintaining a safe, clean environment for patients to promote the healing process. Works within job scope to meet the requirements of the Joint Commission and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory and accrediting agencies.

Education Qualifications:
Verifiable completion of a recognized nurse aide training program Or Current registration on applicable state nursing assistant registry at time of hire.

BLS certification (new hires must obtain within 1 month of hire) Certification must be from the American Heart Association (BLS for the Health Care Provider) or the American Red Cross (CPR for the Professional Rescuer).

FTE: 1

Shift Rotation: Rotating Shift (United States of America)

Shift Start Time: all

Shift End Time: all

Weekends: yes

Holidays: Yes

Call Obligation: Yes

Union: SMMC Main Service Workers Local 70 (SMSVW)

Union Posting Deadline: 02/26/2018 11pm

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