Essentia Health Nursing Assistant - Acute Care in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Essentia Health as an Acute Care Nursing Assistant. Become part of Essentia's accomplished team where our mission guides us every day: We are called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives. This calling resonates deeply for our caregivers and our colleagues working behind the scenes, who all bring high-quality, compassionate care to the patients we are privileged to serve. * Our Benefits are exceptional and Include: · Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Program · Paid Time Off · 401k (with Essentia Health annual match) · Life and Disability Insurance options
No educational requirement.
An Acute Care Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing direct care to patients and serving the needs of patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, Nurse Manager, Assistant Head Nurse, and/or Department Director (possibly with guidance from an LPN) to contribute to meeting the mission and goals of Essentia Health. Your duties will vary by patient care unit/department and include but are not limited to: Providing personal hygiene care, assisting with nutritional needs, providing comfort care and other assistance, appropriately and safely transferring patients, taking vital signs and completing recordkeeping, recognizing and promptly reporting changes in patient condition to the RN, and maintaining a safe, clean environment for patients to promote the healing process. You will work within your job scope to meet the requirements of the Joint Commission and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory and accrediting agencies.
This is a PRN position which means you won't be regularly scheduled hours but will be able to pick up hours based on staffing needs.
-Verifiable completion of a recognized nurse aide training program OR current registration on applicable state nursing assistant registry.-BLS certification required within 3 months of hire.
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota.
Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 13,500 employees, including 3,500 registered nurses & licensed practical nurses, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.
Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 70 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.
Essentia Health is accredited as a level 3 Accountable Care Organization, the highest level of certification possible, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Check out more about what it's like to live in Detroit Lakes:
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Be part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Acute Care Nursing Assistan t opening.
Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!
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