Fairview Health Services Nursing Assistant - Brain Injury Services in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a Nursing Assistant at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul, MN. This position is 40 hours per two weeks on the Evening shift, for 8 hour shifts, Variable schedule, and is eligible for benefits.

Bethesda is our LTAC Hospital where all of our patients have had a complex illness or injury that requires hospital level care for an average of 25-30 days. Many of our patients are more acute than a typical Med/Surg floor, so Bethesda is a great place to gain expertise in managing patients with progressive care issues with varying levels of multi system impairment. Outside of an ICU setting, it is hard to get exposer to such a high concentration of acutely ill patients.

Responsibilities/Job Description

A Nursing Assistant at Bethesda would be accountable to perform patient care duties and activities for a unique group of acutely ill patients. You will assist with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, repositioning, ambulating, transporting and feeding. Also you will be doing data collection and bedside testing such as blood glucose, vital signs, Foley catheter maintenance, continuous bladder irrigation maintenance, and observing and documenting patient input and output. You will also perform some non-direct patient care duties such as setting up and maintaining rooms and stocking supplies on the unit

  • 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

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Basic Life Support Through Health Care Providers obtained before start date

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant

  • Patient Care experience

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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 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.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-27585

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Bethesda Hospital

Shift evening

Hours per 2 weeks 40

Department BIS - 4 South