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Job: Nursing Assistant Cv/ ICU Float Pool Patient Care

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Title:
Nursing Assistant Cv/ ICU Float Pool Patient Care
Added:
Oct. 12, 2017
State:
MN
County:
Hennepin
City:
Minneapolis
Employer:
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Description:

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 15 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 38932

  • Makes observation/collects health status data as delegated by the RN, and reports to RN
  • Completes measurements according to critical elements of policy/procedures
  • Performs personal care/interventions as delegated by the RN according to policy, procedure, and unit routine and patient need
  • Reports immediately to the RN observations/health status data that are not within normal limits for the patient, or are significant
  • Prepare exam rooms and HDR suite for procedures and patient consultations
  • Keep the rooms cleaned and stocked
  • Notify manager or Resource RN that supplies are low
  • Supply linen to treatment areas; keep skin care supplies stocked in treatment rooms
  • Clean and take HDR applicators to Central processing for appropriate sterilization/sanitation procedure
  • Protects patients and self from infectious and communicable disease through proper use of universal precautions
  • Protects patient and self from injury and accidents by maintaining a safe environment and using equipment properly
  • Protects patients and self from injury during transfers, lifts, repositioning and transporting
  • Communicates caring behavior by listening, respecting, and accepting individuality, and by providing care with compassion. Utilizes the Patient's Bill of Rights when caring for patients and families
  • Participates in learning activities and other opportunities for developing and maintaining competence. Uses human and material resources in a cost-effective manner
  • Works with colleagues to create a cohesive environment that supports patient care

Education

  • Graduate of a state approved nursing assistant program or one clinical rotation in an RN or LPN program

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • 6 months experience in medical surgical nursing in acute or long-term care within the last 3 years or one clinical rotation in an RN or LPN program

This qualification may be met by completion of one-year clinical preparation in Registered Nursing Program

Skills

  • Clinical competence in all areas of the position description and unit/service competencies

  • Refer to unit/service orientation plan

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population served

  • Demonstrates caring behaviors of listening, respect, compassion, and accepting individuality

  • Completes tasks as delegated by Registered Nurse in compliance with department and hospital policies and procedures

Licensure/Certifications

  • Current nursing assistant certification required for hire. CPR Preferred

Work Schedule

Part time- 28 hours/week on the Day and Evening Shift
8 hours shifts
Day Shift 0700-1530
Evening Shift 1500-2330
Every other weekend.
Floating between the 4 Cardiovascular units and 2 Intensive Care Units
L113 contract

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today.  Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants.  EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Campus/Facilities

Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Requisition

38932BR

Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst


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