HealthEast Nursing Assistant, St Joseph's - Float Pool in United States

Nursing Assistant, St Joseph's - Float Pool

Nursing Assistant, St Joseph's - Float Pool

Job ID 2016-6337

Job Location US-MN-St. Paul

Category Patient Care Support/Nursing Assistant

Contract Status NH

FTE 0.80

Authorized Hours ..

Shift Day/Evening Rotation

Department Nursing Site Float Pool

Overview:

Your passion for care - it’s reasoning behind your choice to be a Nursing Assistant, now chose HealthEast. As an integral member of a unit team led by a designated RN, our Nursing Assistants are accountable to perform a variety of duties that meet the needs of their assigned patients. You’ll learn and work alongside others to achieve patient outcomes and provide excellence in customer service. In turn, we value the experience you bring and work towards supporting your career goals. Are you ready to be part of our team as we make a difference in the health of the community?

Responsibilities:

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

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • 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 Supports holistic nursing theory based on Watson's theory of caring aligning with the practice standards of the American Holistic Nurses' Association and the HealthEast nursing patient care model (Professional Partnership Model) in order to achieve the HealthEast Nursing vision

  • Communicates accurately and effectively with patient/family and health care team members

  • Reinforces patient education as directed by clinical staff

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

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

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association

  • Graduate of accredited medical or nursing assistant program or equivalent experience

  • CNA/CMA preferred

  • Patient care experience preferred

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

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

  • Builds effective partnerships with medical staff, physicians, fostering open lines of communication and establishing trust

  • Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes

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

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

  • Formulating a plan for a program from a concept or idea

  • Understanding how things influence one another other within a whole; carefully balances the good of the department or site with the entire organization

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

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