Nursing Assistant - Nursing - Medical (0.6FTE D/E)

Essentia Health

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.



Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
Maintains current NAR (Nursing Assistant Registered) (for employees hired after November 2001)

Completes Therapeutic Intervention (TI) training within six (6) months of hire if no previous TI or has not had a TI training/refresher within past three calendar years.

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification within the first 1 month of hire or transfer.


Shift Rotation:
Day/Eve Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time:
0700 and 1500

Shift End Time:
1530 and 2330



Call Obligation:

St Josephs SEIU Local 113 (STJSEIU)

Union Posting Deadline:
05/8/2018 11pm

Employment Type

Part time

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