Nurse Aide Job at CommonSpirit Health, Garrison, ND

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  • CommonSpirit Health
  • Garrison, ND

Job Description

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: Works under the supervision of the RN Charge Nurse/Director of Nursing. The Nurse Assistant will function as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team under the direction of a registered nurse providing nursing care and other functions as assigned or delegated by the RN Charge Nurse. Function according to the State Nurse Practice Act, nursing policy and procedure, and the Mission and Philosophy of the Facility. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take vitals (blood-pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration) according to established procedures. 
  • Measure statistics - record intake and output, height, and weight. 
  • Obtain routine lab samples not requiring laboratory personnel. 
  • Help patients with ADLs (activities of daily living) for which they need assistance, such as bathing, combing hair, brushing teeth, shaving, putting on stockings and/or slippers, dressing, ambulation, and toileting. 
  • Help patients with equipment for their treatment and help patients to move, transfer from bed to chair, or transport them to other departments for testing or treatment. 
  • Infection control: know and follow proper protocol in avoiding the spread of germs and spores which transport disease. 
  • Observe and report to assess the progress of the patient as well as any needs the patient might have for medical intervention and observe and remove any potential hazards which could cause accidents. 
  • Keep patients rooms clean and orderly 
  • Set up patients for meals, assisted with meals if needed, or fed if unable to do for self and document amount of meal taken.
  • Answer signal lights promptly on all patients on unit, not just assigned patients.
  • Practice as a team member in delivery of care.

Licensure: Must be listed on a Nurse Assistant Registry operated by the North Dakota Board of Nursing, State Department and consolidated Laboratories by the North Dakota Board of Nursing, If not on a registry, then must obtain placement on one immediately following orientation and training by St. Alexius Medical Center as stated in the policy “Eligibility for Employment as Nurse Assistant”. 

Experience: Previous health care experience preferred but not required.

Skills: CPR certification and annual recertification. Attend inservice/meetings and keep current on work related issues - 12 hours CEU/year.

Job Tags

Immediate start, Remote job,

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