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Patient Care Tech / Nursing Assistant

Requisition #

61513BR

Physical Location

Faribault, Minnesota

Posted Date

22-Jan-2020

Schedule Type

Part-Time

Dept. Name

Medical Surgical Unit

Hours Per Week

24

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills. 

Located just 50 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, District One Hospital provides a broad range of health care services to Faribault and the surrounding communities. District One Hospital offers a full-range of inpatient and outpatient services: Cancer Center-affiliated with the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging, emergency services, hospice, laboratory services, pharmacy, pulmonary rehabilitation, respiratory care, Sleep Center, speech therapy, Surgery Center and women’s health. The campus also includes Allina Health Faribault Clinic, Mayo Clinic Health System-Faribault, Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic and Rehab One.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 61513
  • The Patient Care Technician (PCT) is responsible for assisting the professional caregiver in the delivery of quality patient care, maintaining systems for the exchange of information/communication, and supporting efficient unit operations through securing equipment and supplies, as delegated by the professional nurse
  • Performs direct patient care under the direction of an RN in a safe and timely manner
  • Communicates with the RN and other health team members to provide safe patient care
  • Performs coordinating functions accurately and efficiently
  • Performs accurate and timely processing of physician orders
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to evaluate and improve patient care
  • Advocates for the patient and family to support patient/family rights and needs
  • Demonstrates a customer service approach in care and interactions with others

Education

  • High School graduate or GED
  • Completion of Health Unit Coordinator Program preferred
  • Medical background preferred

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • One year of nursing assistant experience preferred
  • Previous HUC experience or have completed vocational or internal Unity training program, or equivalent and related experience
  • Proficient in keyboarding and Windows based applications
  • Previous acute or long-term care facility experience preferred

Skills

  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology and hospital procedures
  • The ability to establish effective relationships with patients, families, and health care team members
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated self directedness
  • Demonstrated experience in providing excellence in customer service
  • Computer skills
  • Strong English communication skills in reading, writing, verbal comprehension and clear verbal expression

Licensure/Certifications

  • Successful completion of nursing assistant vocational course, or completion of one clinical rotation in an RN/LPN nursing program
  • Medical terminology/or related experience required
  • CPR certification within 90 days of hire

Work Schedule

  • 24 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
  • Day and Evenings shifts
  • Will train to MedSurg/SCU, as well as the emergency room and/or Virginia Piper Cancer Institute (VPCI) and/or Ambulatory Surgery (AS) Center
  • Every 2nd weekend rotation on MedSurg
  • Benefit Eligible
  • Non-Contract position

Location/Community Information

Located just 50 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul on Interstate 35, District One Hospital provides a broad range of healthcare services to Faribault and the surrounding communities. The dynamic Healthcare Campus shares services with Allina Health Faribault Clinic, Mayo Clinic Health System-Faribault, Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic and Rehab One. District One Hospital offers a full-range of inpatient and outpatient services: Cancer Center-affiliated with the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging, emergency services, hospice, laboratory services, pharmacy, pulmonary rehabilitation, respiratory care, Sleep Center, speech therapy, Surgery Center and women’s health .

Faribault:

  • Located 50 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Population = 23,352

Community Resource Links:

 

Allina Health District One Hospital 

Community Information

Faribault Daily News 

Explore Minnesota

 

 

 

 

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

61513BR
Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst