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Fairview Health Services Nursing Station Technician- LTAC in St Paul, Minnesota

Overview

M Health Fairview is looking for a Nursing Station Technician (Nursing Assistant/Health Unit coordinator) on the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital unit (LTACH) at the Fairview Health & Wellness Hub in St. Paul, MN! This position is 0.6 FTE (48 hours per two weeks) working 8-hour shifts, on the Evening shift (3pm-11:30pm) with an every other weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) rotation and a holiday rotation. This position is eligible for full benefits: medical, HSA, dental, vision, 403b, PTO, Shift Differentials, health & wellbeing resources, tuition assistance & reimbursement and more.

About this Unit:

Are you someone who enjoys building strong connections with their patients? This is an inpatient unit where all our patients have had a complicated illness or injury that requires hospital level care for an average of 25-30 days. Many of our patients are more acute than a typical Med/Surg floor. The LTACH is an excellent place to build expertise in handling patients with progressive care issues at varying levels of multi system impairment. The Bethesda LTACH is located in the former St. Joseph’s facility which is now the Fairview Health & Wellness Hub

Responsibilities Job Description

Work under direction of nursing personnel to deliver patient care while functioning as a nursing assistant and as a health unit coordinator. Duties may include: patient cares, vitals, bathing, feeding, answering call lights, transporting, care of environment (by stocking, cleaning, and maintaining rooms) and use of equipment, phones, clerical, transcription, and coordinate the flow of communication on the unit. May work as a patient care attendant.

  • Performs delegated nursing functions to assigned patients including personal care, ambulation, exercise, nutrition, specimen collection and vital signs

  • Observes patients and reports any changes in status to appropriate staff

  • Performs special procedures (eg: skin care) as defined by patient care unit practice guidelines

  • Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team

  • Performs environmental and other responsibilities as assigned

  • Maintains the medical record

  • Schedules patient tests and procedures

  • Maintains unit communication systems and central desk area

  • Receives all patients, family members, visitors and other members of the health team

  • Maintains unit stock/supplies/equipment

  • Participates in staff development

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served

  • Fulfills all organizational requirement

  • Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required

  • Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers) certification required. Ontrack participants much be able to obtain Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification upon completion of the OnTrack program.

And

  • Successful completion of Fairview’s OnTrack Nursing Assistant training program or another Fairview sponsored Nursing Assistant program.

Or

  • Six months of recent direct care experience in a long term, home care or acute care setting. (Appropriate roles may include, Nursing Assistant, PCA, Resident Assistant or Emergency Room Technician)

Or

  • Current enrollment in an LPN, RN or Nurse Practitioner program, and completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotation within the program

Or

  • Current certification on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry upon hire. This requirement does not need to be maintained throughout employment and is not required if subsequently transferring into another Nursing Assistant or Nursing Station Tech or Nursing Station Attendant position

EEO Statement

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled: All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status