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Sanford Health NA - Nursing Assistant or CMA - Certified Medication Assistant - Canton Medical Center - FT in Canton, South Dakota

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Are you looking to start or further develop your career in healthcare? Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States and is looking for Nursing Assistants to join its dedicated team of caregivers. Across our 46 medical centers, we offer many development and advancement opportunities to help you grow and find your niche.

Facility: Canton-Inwood Medical Center
Location: Canton, SD
Address: 440 N Hiawatha Dr, Canton, SD 57013, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Starting Rate: $15.00 (based upon applicable experience)

Department Details

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Sanford Canton Medical Center is dedicated to providing comprehensive and convenient care to our surrounding communities. This provides an excellent learning opportunity in a small critical access hospital.

Nursing Assistants will experience opportunities in a variety of different areas, including inpatients, skilled swing beds, outpatients, procedures, emergency department and assisted living!

The Canton Medical Center will help train you into becoming a Certified Medication Assistant which allows you flexibility to work in the assisted living areas and pass medications.

Job Summary

We’re looking for a compassionate Nursing Assistant to join our family in an inpatient setting. A Nursing Assistant provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and is essential to keeping the unit functioning smoothly. If you are flexible, open-minded, and willing to go above and beyond, you will thrive as a Nursing Assistant. You will have the opportunity to celebrate with patients in their best moments and support them in their worst, making this is a very rewarding and fulfilling career. Gain valuable, hands-on experience while changing the lives of your patients at Sanford Health!

Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance with basic health care needs including bathing, grooming, toileting, and eating, while supporting emotional and spiritual needs

  • Record vital statistics, blood glucose levels, and other basic health information

  • Assist with patient transfers and ambulation

  • Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare

  • Prepare and clean patient treatment areas, living areas, and medical equipment

  • Dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy

Qualifications

High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-58278
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No