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Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
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.
This position is unique to the nursing assistant role. This position is pertinent to our team approach to running our 10 operating room unit. Our unit is open Monday through Friday with nursing assistant shifts starting at 0530, 0700, 0730 and 0800. These are 8 hour shifts and applicants would be expected to be able to fufill all of these shift start times.
This position supports the unit by assisting the team in cleaning operating rooms after procedures, bed transport, patient positioning, restocking and various other duties. This position requires a motivated team player who is interested in joining our great team.
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) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be on the North Dakota Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry upon completion of training/competency validation or a maximum of four months from the date of initial employment.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-31931