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Nursing Assistant Inpatient - General Med - Clear Lake, SD #5203084


Company: Sanford Health

Date: 07/12/2018

Category: Healthcare Services

City: Clear Lake, SD

Job Title: Nursing Assistant Inpatient | General Med | Clear Lake


City: Clear Lake


State: South Dakota


Department : GENERAL MED ROUTINE


Job Schedule: PRN


Shift: Varies


Hours Per Shift: 12 hr


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, including assessing patient's physical condition to aid in diagnosis and treatment. 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.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES


Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information. Completes tasks and inspires confidence in leaders by demonstrating honesty and integrity. Delivers written and oral communications that engage audience participants, respond to their questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Follows direction in relation to the time and effort needed to achieve work objectives. Operates and maintains medical equipment based on specific policies. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients.


QUALIFICATIONS


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 registered as a Unlicensed Assistive Person (UAP) through the North Dakota Department of Health or a Nurse Assistant through the Minnesota Department of Health within four months from the date of hire. High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.


About Sanford Health:


At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.


Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.


We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.


In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.


We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.


We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,


across the region and around the world.


The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.


We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.


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 .


In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S.


employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf .


City: Clear Lake


State: South Dakota


Job Function: Nursing


Job Schedule: PRN


Shift: Varies


Req Number: req21360


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