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Sanford Health NA - Nursing Assistant - Tele-Sitter - Sanford Medical Center Fargo - FT Nights in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: Night
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00

Department Details

-New service line to have monitoring of patients take place at a centralized location.

  • Variable shifts – looking for a variety of full-time and part-time for all shifts (no PRN at this time); 4hr, 8hr, or 12hr shifts available (7a-7p, 7p-7a, 7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a, 3p-7p, or 7p-11p); EOW/EOH rotation; pay is hourly

-Excellent opportunity for someone who prefers minimal physical activity and enjoys social interaction via the computer. Attention to detail is key in this position. Behavioral health experience will likely be beneficial to aid in communication skills.

-Expectation is to monitor patients to ensure they remain safe in their rooms. Staff will be able to communicate with the patients and redirect them. Nurse communication will also be possible.

  • We provide nursing support training and on the job training! No experience necessary!

  • Whether you are currently an experienced Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Nursing Assistant (NA), Patient Care Technician (PCT), home health, direct support professional (DSP) or interested in beginning a healthcare career in patient care we would love to have you joining our team.

  • We have many different areas for growth opportunities within Sanford Health!

  • We offer benefits for full time and part time opportunities, including medical, vision, dental, 401K and you will be eligible to start accruing PTO right away.

  • If you are team oriented and looking for a place to build relationships with your patients, we would love to hear from you!

Job Summary

The Nursing Assistant (NA) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The NA provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patient under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Provide assistance with basic health care needs including daily living activities; bathing, grooming, toileting, eating, meal preparation and dining needs, emotional and spiritual needs. Administer delegated tasks and treatments. Record vital statistics and other basic health information.

Will collect non-invasive biological specimens from patients as needed. Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Clean patient living areas or treatment rooms.


High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

If working in North Dakota (ND) or Minnesota (MN) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be on the NA Registry as a Nursing Assistant through the North Dakota Dept. of Health or through the Minnesota Dept. of Health within four months from the date of hire.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-56005
Featured: No