Fairview Health Services Health Unit Coordinator/Nursing Assistant - Float Pool in St. Paul, Minnesota


Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a Health Unit Coordinator/Nursing Assistant at St. Joe’s Hospital in St. Paul, MN. This position is 64 hours per two weeks on the Night shift, for 8 hour shifts, Variable schedule, and is eligible for benefits.

St. Joseph’s was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1853 in downtown St. Paul, and is proud to hold the distinction as Minnesota’s first hospital. Much has changed in health care since the hospital’s early days, but the practice of providing high quality, compassionate care remains constant.

Responsibilities/Job Description

This position is a Dual Role of both HUC and NA responsibilities. A Nursing Assistant is responsible for patient care and activities for a group of patients. A HUC creates an atmosphere of hospitality on the unit and contributes to efficient unit operation by carrying out all unit clerical and receptionist activities and transcribing physician orders.

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Demonstrates commitment to the universal guiding principles of the patient care model in order to achieve the HealthEast Nursing Vision

  • Supports the Nursing Process to achieve outcome focused patient care

  • Performs vital sign checks, bladder scanning, blood sugar testing and documents cares provided

  • Achieves customer service excellence by understanding the needs of all internal and external customers, patients, families, physicians and the interdependent team

  • Prioritizes and transcribes written doctor's orders under the supervision of the RN

  • Documents patient information in EHR and/or other electronic system in accordance with program standards, department policies/procedures

  • Patient Care Delivery: Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes

  • Patient Education: Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families

  • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves


Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred

  • Patient care experience preferred

Other Required Skills:

  • Attention to Detail: Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-27616

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Nurse Site Float Pool