NURSE ASST IPJob Number: RQ80573 Employment StatusFull-TimeWage & Hour StatusNon-ExemptLocationORTHOPEDIC / SURGICAL INPATIENT- SOUTH UNIVERSITY 4C - SANFORD SOUTH UNIVERSITY - FARGO NDShiftsDay Evenings Schedule8 hour day/pm shifts, every other weekend, every other holidayOverviewThe nurse assistant contributes to the inpatient nursing process by performing patient care and non-patient care activities as delegated by a licensed nurse.Reports toAs AssignedEducation, Experience and Skills RequirementsMust have good human relations and communication skills.
Must be able to follow procedures and instructions given by the licensed nurse.
Must be able to acquire a basic knowledge of patient care principles, medical terminology and equipment within the assigned service area.Licensure/Certification RequirementWhether working in Minnesota or North Dakota, certification is highly preferred.
If working in North Dakota and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be registered as a Nurse Assistant through the North Dakota Department of Health within four months from the date of initial employment.
Certification is required if designated by law (i.e.
Home Care).Job Specific CompetenciesAssessment: Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients by collecting basic objective and subjective data, identified by the licensed nurse, from observations and interviews.
Diagnosis: Identifies basic signs and symptoms of deviations from normal health status and provides basic information which licensed nurses use in the identification of problems and needs.
Planning: Contributes to the development of the plan of care for individuals by reporting basic data.
Implementation: Participates in the giving of direct patient care by assisting with activities of daily living, providing comfort measures and emotional support to patients whose condition is stable and predictable, documenting and communicating completion of delegated nursing interventions and patient responses and seeks guidance and direction when appropriate.
Evaluation: Contributes to the evaluation by documenting and communicating patient responses and assists with collecting data.
Prepares work areas and equipment to facilitate the licensed nurse/provider in performing patient care.
Performs general clerical and office support duties to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the service.
Monitors patient activity via camera monitoring system as needed.
Picks up medications from pharmacy for delivery to patient care areas.
Sanford ValuesCourageThe Strength To Persevere, Use Our Voices And Take Action.Places the patient first.Stands up for what is right, does the right thing and challenges status quo.Takes risks to advance knowledge and practice for the betterment of care for patients.Addresses and resolves difficult challenges.Embraces reality and perseveres amidst setbacks.PassionThe Enthusiasm For Patients And Work Commitment To The Organization.Shows an unwavering commitment to patients and strong commitment to the organization.Exhibits a positive, can do attitude.Energetically initiates and accomplishes work.Sets and maintains high performance standards.Demonstrates care and stewardship for the communities and people we serve.ResolveThe Adherence To The Systems That Align Actions To Excellence, Efficiency And Purpose.Pursues excellence and flawless execution through the avoidance of errors and inaccuracies.Creates and adheres to system rational standards to increase consistency and efficiency, and decrease variability.Adheres to procedure for the protection of those in our care.Follows rigorous methodology in practice and research.Holds self and others accountable.AdvancementThe Pursuit Of Individual And Organizational Growth And Development.Seeks opportunities to advance individual development and organizational growth.Advances the practice of medicine and discipline of research.Advances integrated healthcare.Determines individual and organizational strengths and weaknesses and plans and develops accordingly.Strives for organizational perfection through continuous individual and organizational improvement.Supports the development of others by delegating, coaching and mentoring.Teaches because we have been taught.Creates sustainable success through talent planning, and initiating and leading own development.FamilyThe Connection And Commitment We Have To Each Other Through It All.Fully supports and demonstrates the mission, vision and values both individually and organizationally.Shows commitment to each other through communication, dialogue, collaboration and inclusion.Sticks together through conflict, confrontation, mistakes and learning opportunities.Builds relationships based on trust and respect through honesty, integrity, openness and fulfilling commitments.Leverages differences in thought while promoting team and organizational decisions.Serves the organization and its employees.Leadership CompetenciesDemonstrates both knowledge and application of Sanford policies, procedures, and guidelines.Facilitates and supports change within the Sanford Health.Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning for themselves and staff.Information Management CompetenciesDemonstrates skill in accessing, preparing and using information as relevant to position.Verbalizes and demonstrates knowledge of procedures for maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family and other medical information.Equipment CompetenciesDemonstrates skill in use of equipment relevant to position; verbalizes knowledge of appropriate safety procedures.Consistently informs appropriate person of problems encountered with repairs or calibration of equipment.Blood ExposureThis position is classified as a Category I position under OSHA guidelines with high risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials.SupervisoryNA DimensionNA Physical Requirements:View Physical Requirements