M Health Fairview is looking for a Nursing Assistant at St. Johns Hospital in Maplewood, MN. This position is 64 hours per two weeks on the Eve shift, for 8 hour shifts, variable schedule, and is eligible for benefits.
St. Johns Hospital provides offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and caring, personal staff. State of the art technology, combined with the expertise of our specialists, nurses and staff, contribute to our innovative healing environment and compassionate health care delivery. We are committed to providing superior health care to our growing community. Our 184 bed facility offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services.
About this Unit:
On this unit there are 31 beds,16 with lifts, seeing 23-25 patients a day on average 18 year's and up. All are cancer and oncology related like Colon and GI patients but also has Hospice patients from time to time. Length of stay is more acute than other Med/Surg units.
A Nursing assistant at St. Johns assists in the delivery of direct patient care under the delegation of a professional RN. 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
Current certification on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry upon hire with the following exceptions:
If the applicant is currently enrolled in an RN program, and completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotation within the program or If the applicant is a current Fairview employee, 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
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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. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 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 netwo...rk 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.