Sanford Health Nursing Assistant Inpatient | Cardiology in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Facility: East Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
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 will work 3, 12 hour shifts that have a rotating schedule. Must be able to work day time hours and overnights along with weekends.
This team is comprised of a 42-bed medical telemetry unit and an additional 12-bed acuity adaptable critical care unit. The medical telemetry unit provides care for a diverse patient population requiring telemetry monitoring, and sees multiple diagnoses including but not limited to chest pain, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, electrophysiology studies, and pacemaker/internal defibrillator implants. The acuity adaptable critical care unit provides care for the medical telemetry patient requiring a higher acuity of care, up to and including critical care diagnoses and equipment such as balloon pumps, vasoactive medication, ventilators, and advanced cardiac procedure pre/post care.
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.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-14293