Facility: GSS MN St James
Location: Saint James, MN
Address: 1000 2nd St S, St James, MN 56081, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Night Shifts
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 28.00
Our Nursing Assistants (NAs) serve as compassionate caregivers to our residents. They provide resident-centered nursing care and daily living assistance under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN). Provides assistance with basic health care needs including daily living activities that may include, but are not limited to, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining and recording vital signs, and providing psychosocial support and other personal care to assigned resident. Assists the resident in transferring, repositioning, and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment and also provides range of motion and passive exercises. Completes tasks related to food preparation and dining, while creating a positive dining experience for the resident. Assists residents with meals and snacks, provides water and supplements as appropriate.
The NA aids providers and nursing staff members with procedures, if needed. Documents resident interactions as needed and the outcomes related to resident care, behavior, activity, and dietary. Communicates resident's changing condition and care related concerns/responses to the charge nurse. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens and gathers vital signs. Provides housekeeping and laundry services to assist residents with keeping living areas clean and operational. Provides assistance and documentation with wellness and recreational programs and encourages residents to participate. May participate in departmental/organization committees and task forces as needed.
Begin a new career in caregiving at GSS St James!
Not yet certified? We will train you in the skills you need to grow and succeed! Through one-on-one mentorship with other staff, continued learning, and personal guidance from our Director of Nursing, you will learn the ropes to launch a new career path in healthcare. Our Nursing Assistants go on to become Trained Medication Aides (which our facility will assist with for the right candidate), and Licensed Practical Nurses (further assistance available through Good Samaritan Society's scholarship programs). Through our affiliation with Sanford Health, our opportunities also extend into the hospital field and beyond.
Other perks of working at our St James facility include: consistent scheduling, paid time off, yearly increases, and a team committed to compassionate care for our residents and to the success of our great staff.
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.
Minimum age of 16.
Prior clinical or nursing assistant experience in long-term care preferred.
Required Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification with the State Board of Nursing, or state certified CNA within four months of date into the position by being enrolled in a training program or in the process of obtaining certification through Endorsement. CNA training and certification required and provided by facility.
Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific competency testing and maintains a record of continuing education credits for each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education are required annually. Maintains all department specific required certifications.
The Good Samaritan Society 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://good-sam.jobs/benefits .
The Good Samaritan Society 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 email@example.com .
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: GR-52290