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Nursing Station Technician

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Princeton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewAt Fairview Northland Medical Center the Med Surg unit consists of medical and surgical, pediatrics, and adult Intensive Care patients. The Med/Surg/Peds unit consists of 22 beds and the ICU has 4 beds. We have 43 nurses, 12 nursing assistants (also known as nursing station attendants), and 1 HUC. We are recognized for having high employee engagement results, high patient experience, and an atmosphere of accountability.Other information about the position:

  • This position works 48 hours/2 weeks
  • 8 hour evening shifts
  • Will be required to work every other weekend (F, S, S)
  • Location: Fairview Northland Medical Center, Princeton, MNWork under direction of nursing personnel to provide 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.ResponsibilitiesAssist with receptionist duties:
    • Provides oversight of telephone communications within the department
    • Transmit information to appropriate personnel
    • Record messages
    • Assist visitors.
    • Maintain department specific sources of informationCommunicate orders to appropriate information source and communicate pending orders/results to appropriate staff in a timely manner.Assemble and maintain patient charts:Prepare charts for discharge and patient transfer within Northland or other facilities.Maintain the patient care area:
      • Assure safe, clean and efficient environment on station.
      • Maintain desk order.
      • Perform cleaning duties on station.
      • Monitor, order and stock supplies and equipment.Assist with the delivery of patient care:
        • Provide care under the direct supervision of a nurse.
        • Provide transfer and transport of patients, supplies specimens and/or messages.
        • Knowledge of specialty equipment and procedures
        • Comfort Rounds
        • Glucose TestingOrganization Expectations, as applicable:
          • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served
          • Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
          • Communicates in a respectful manner.
          • Ensures a safe, secure environment.
          • Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
          • Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
          • Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.
          • Fulfills all organizational requirements
          • Completes all required learning relevant to the role
          • Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies
          • Performs other duties as assigned.QualificationsRequired:
            • 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 programOR
                • 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 (exception: MHealth Fairview West Bank Nursing Assistants)
                • NOTE: Individuals who have completed a Nursing Assistant program and are scheduled to take the NA Registry exam will be granted 90 days post hire to become active on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry. (Exception: M Health Fairview West Bank Nursing Assistants must be on the Nursing Assistant Registry upon hire)
                • 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.Need help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you!Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitalsincluding an academic medical center and long-term care hospitalserving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairviews 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.Vaccination UpdateAs part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.Job Locations US-MN-PrincetonPosted Date 3 weeks ago (10/28/2022 3:00 PM)Requisition ID 2022-98740Profession Patient Care (Non RN/LPN)Speciality Nursing Assistant/NAR/Resident AssistantDepartment Med - Surg 1Shift eveningHours per 2 weeks 48Location Fairview Northland Medical Center

Keywords: Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis , Nursing Station Technician, Healthcare , Princeton, Minnesota

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