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Nursing Assistant: Palliative Care

Robbinsdale, MN

About this position

The Nursing Assistant assists the care team in providing age specific supportive, compassionate care and in ensuring a safe environment for customers and families. The Nursing Assistant receives direction and works with the care team to meet the defined goals of the customer, shift, department and organization. Communication with the health care team related to progress, concerns, questions or problems that arise are an essential element of the role.

What we’ll expect from you

• Monitors customer's experience of care and safety through observation and data collection.
• Performs treatments, technical procedures safely as required and within the defined scope of practice.
• Performs and assists customers and families in activities of daily living.
• Responds to emergent and unsafe situations and reports promptly and effectively to professional staff.
• Contributes to the development of peers and other health care providers as co-workers and students.
• Documents customer care using the electronic health record and communicates with other caregivers regarding customers' care.
• Listens to customer/family concerns and questions, reporting needs to professional staff.
• Utilizes resources (i.e., time, supplies, and equipment) appropriately and for designated purposes.
• Demonstrates knowledge of customer safety goals and clinical improvement initiatives, including the actions within job role intended to meet these goals.
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list.

• Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
• Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements

Education

• High school graduate or equivalent required.
• Successful completion of a state of Minnesota administered certification exam for nursing assistants OR completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotation within an accredited nursing program   

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

• One year of nursing assistant experience preferred.

• Proficiency in oral and written English sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position.
• Skill in basic computer operation      

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required within 30 days of hire or transfer. BLS Certifications obtained online will not be accepted. - NMHC Standard    

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in futherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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