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Sanford Health Nursing Assistant Inpatient - Short Stay Unit - FT Days in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Are you looking to start or further develop your career in healthcare? Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States and is looking for Nursing Assistants to join its dedicated team of caregivers. Across our 46 medical centers, we offer many development and advancement opportunities to help you grow and find your niche.

Facility: Heart Hospital Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1301 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00

Department Details

Schedule:

-3 shifts/week. 12 hour shifts.

-Monday-Friday, Occasional On-call Weekend and Holiday shifts.

-Start of shift could be 4:30am or 7am

Position Details:

-Support the Short Stay unit as a Nursing Assistant by preparing patients for surgery.

-Patient cares include documenting vital signs, dress patients to hospital gowns, cleaning patient rooms and equipment.

Job Summary

We’re looking for a compassionate Nursing Assistant to join our family in an inpatient setting. A Nursing Assistant provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and is essential to keeping the unit functioning smoothly. If you are flexible, open-minded, and willing to go above and beyond, you will thrive as a Nursing Assistant. You will have the opportunity to celebrate with patients in their best moments and support them in their worst, making this is a very rewarding and fulfilling career. Gain valuable, hands-on experience while changing the lives of your patients at Sanford Health!

Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance with basic health care needs including bathing, grooming, toileting, and eating, while supporting emotional and spiritual needs

  • Record vital statistics, blood glucose levels, and other basic health information

  • Assist with patient transfers and ambulation

  • Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare

  • Prepare and clean patient treatment areas, living areas, and medical equipment

  • Dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy

Qualifications

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

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is preferred, but not required. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

Benefits

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 https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

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 talent@sanfordhealth.org .

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-68529
Featured: No