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Nursing Assistant Lead

Allina Health

Allina Health

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Golden Valley, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, December 29, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

December 28, 2023

Department:

31607300 Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Transitional Rehabilitation Program

Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

36

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a RN, assists in the delivery of patient care. This includes performing personal care such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, moving and transporting patients, or changing linens. Collects and documents vital signs and other observations of patients. Also help the Supervisor with mentoring, training and delegating work to employees.

Key Position Details:

  • Day shift
  • 0.9 fte
  • Weekend rotation

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Lead Duties.
    • Directs and checks the work of others.
    • Participates in the orientation and training of employees.
    • Coordinates the workflow among employees with in the work area.
    • Provides technical and functional direction and support to Employees.
    • Informs management on the operational needs of the department.
  • Performs personal care/interventions as assigned.
    • Completes interventions according to identified critical elements of each procedure.
    • Answers patient call lights promptly for both assigned and other patients.
    • Distributes and sets up water, snacks and patient trays and assists patients.
    • Assists patient with grooming and hygiene needs, maintains skin integrity, personal comfort and population specific needs of the patient.
    • Provides assistance with ambulation, transfer, positioning and range of motion (ROM) according to activity order and needs of the patient.
    • Implements activities of fall prevention plan as specified in plan of care.
    • Collects and saves specimens.
    • Provides assistance to the RN for admission, transfer, discharge and post-mortem care.
    • May transport medications excluding controlled substances within the site.
  • Observes, collects and documents health status data as assigned.
    • Completes measurements according to critical elements of policy/procedures, which may include: temperatures, radial pulses, blood pressures, respirations, weights, intake and output.
    • Reports immediately to the RN observations/health status data that are not within normal limits for the patient or are significantly changed.
    • Documents according to documentation guidelines.
  • Contributes to an environment that is safe for patients, visitors and employees.
    • Protects patient, self and others from injury during transfers, lifts and transports by using proper equipment and body mechanics.
    • Reports environmental risks or equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
    • Uses equipment following policies, procedures and manufacturer directions or standards.
    • May handle hazardous waste (identifies, segregates, and disposes of hazardous waste; ensures container integrity; knows emergency response procedures to spills, fires, and evacuation procedures).
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred
  • 7+ years of Nursing Assistant experience required
  • Completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotations within an accredited nursing program preferred
  • Certified Nursing Assistant - Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry required Active on the MN CNA registry
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource preferred Certified by the American Heart Association or Allina BLS


Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently

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