Nursing Assistant assists patients with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care, which support nursing practice under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. The nursing assistant carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel. This includes assisting patients with activities of daily living, providing basic nursing care to patients and assisting in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent required within one year of hire. One of the following is also required: 1) Successful completion within the last five years of the Acute Care component of the Nursing Assistant Program; 2) Enrolled in a nursing degree program and have completed one semester of clinical rotations through an acute care hospital setting within the last five years; 3) One year or more within the last five years providing direct care as a nursing assistant, patient care assistant, or related experience in a healthcare setting; 4) Successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant training program, or equivalent, within the past 5 years.
Special Skills: Demonstrates ability to multi-task under stressful situations. Demonstrates ability to communicate, collaborate and manage relationships with interdisciplinary members while maintaining patient/family centeredness and safety in a timely, efficient and equitable manner. Keyboard experience preferred.
License or certification
Licensure/Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from either the Red Cross or American Heart Association. Please attach a copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, to your profile.
Minimum rate is $14.46 based upon union contract.
12 hour day and night rotating shifts.
Every third weekend and holiday (weekend B).
Fairmont, known as the “City of Lakes,” is located in the south central part of Minnesota, just two hours south of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro and one hour south of Mankato, Minnesota. An exceptional lifestyle awaits you in Fairmont’s friendly small town atmosphere with amenities truly unique for cities of its size. Fairmont offers outstanding four-season recreational activities and many other quality of life characteristics for the whole family including a safe & friendly community with exceptional school systems. The population is around 12,000 with a patient population base of around 60,000. For more information, visit www.visitfairmontmn.com
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