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MAPLE GROVE HOSPITAL Nursing Assistant - Med/Surg in Maple Grove, Minnesota

About this position The Nursing Assistant is responsible for assisting the care team by providing supportive, comforting and compassionate care to customers and families. Receives direction and collaborates with the care team to meet identified goals of the customer, shift, care center, and hospital. Regularly communicates with care team related to progress, concerns, questions, or issues that arise. Duties may vary based on the assigned customer care center and may include differences in clinical skills required of the Nursing Assistant. Actively and consistently demonstrates the mission, vision, values and guiding principles of Maple Grove Hospital. What we'll expect from you 1. Monitors customer care experience and safety through observation, collection of data and documents accurately and promptly. 2. Promotes and maintains a safe environment including infection prevention practices, i.e. hand hygiene, and accountability of self and others. 3. Provides supportive, comforting and compassionate care to customers and families. 4. Communicates customer concerns and authorizations related to nursing interventions to assigned RN or Customer Care Facilitator. 5. Collaborates in the planning of customer care. 6. Performs treatments and procedures as required by customer care plan and within the defined scope of practice including; point of care testing. 7. Collaborates with customers, families and licensed care providers to encourage customer and family participation in developing care plan. 8. Provides continuity of customer care by partnering with assigned physician, RN, customers, and other care providers. 9. Identifies and responds promptly and effectively to emergent situations. 10. Serves as an advocate for customers, families, peers, and other care providers. 11. Recognizes and complies with legal regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility. 12. Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in Maple Grove Hospital's Code of Conduct. 13. Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties. 14. Reports violations or areas of concern to leader or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication. 15. Assists with admission process by; Orienting customers to room and unit, assists customers with proper storage of valuables, and belongings. Identifies and applies appropriate customer risk bands per policy 16. Assists with End of Life process by; performing postmortem care of the customers as per policy 17. Obtains Vital Signs; Blood pressure - automated and manual, Temperature - oral, Pulse, Respirations, Oxygen saturations, comfort rating as per order. Also upon RN delegation for times other than those that are ordered 18. Timely7 notification to RN of abnormal findings (VS that turn RED in Epic when entered, etc.) 19. Performs routine ADLs per shift including daily hygiene and urinary catheter care 20. Uses customer assistive devices (glasses, hearing aids, walkers, etc) 21. Performs range of motion exercises and ambulation as ordered 22. Assists at meal times with identified customer needs 23. Completes admission & daily weights 24. Measures and documents customers intake/output 25. Uses non-pharmacological interventions to help support pain management as delegated by RN 26. Uses de-escalation techniques & interventions as needed after close observation training 27. Completes Elopement Protocol/Linens as per policy 28. Follows Suicide Precautions as per policy 29. Performs 1:1 observation as per policy 30. Performs Blood glucose point of care testing 31. Applies pneumoboots/anti-embolic devices, heat/cold packs, and ECG/telemetry patch applications 32. Removes urinary catheters and peripheral saline lock as delegated by RN 33. Obtains, labels, and transports specimens as per policy 34. Assists with Oxygen therapy - help customers with refitting nasal cannula or m