Partners with the nursing staff to provide direct patient care. Provides ancillary functions to support the daily#operations of the unit. Performs hygiene, comfort and technical skills as part of the patient plan of care. #This#position provides age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. # Responsibilities: Provides for patients# personal hygiene: baths, showers, shampoos, shaves and foot care.# Provides for activities of daily living: assists with meals and feeding, ambulates, turns and positions patients, provides fresh water and between meal nourishments.# Provides for the comfort needs of patients and timed position changes to prevent pressure sores.# Reports observations of patients to the nurse caring for the patient to facilitate professional assessment regarding hydrations, elimination, nutrition, mobility, mood, skin changes, pain, vital signs and any problems the patient is having.# Checks on patients frequently and strives to respond to call lights within two minutes.# Performs weights and accurately records I#O.# Collects excretory specimens.# Obtains routine bedside blood glucose.# Qualifications: # Must be nursing assistant registered and in good standing# Must be at least 18 years-old Current BLS/CPR certification, or willingness to obtain within 6 months of start date (company paid) Schedule: 40hrs/2wks Evening Shift: 2:00pm-10:30pm or 3:00pm-11:30pm Every other weekend rotation Benefits: Competitive Wages Based on Experience, Starting at $15.93/hour and Paid Time Off Medical, Dental, Vision#Insurance options Employer Provided Long-term Disability and Life Insurance# PERA Retirement Program with 7.5% Company Match Northfield Hospital # Clinics is an independent organization with over 800 employees. We are known for our positive work environment and quality patient care. We provide a full spectrum of services with our Hospital and Long Term Care Center in Northfield and primary and specialty clinics in Northfield, Lakeville, Farmington, Faribault and Lonsdale. With us you#ll find competitive pay and benefits (when hired for 40 hours/pay period or more) including health and dental insurance, vision discount plan, life and disability insurance, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and a pension plan with a generous employer contribution.
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