Medication Assistant or Nursing Assistant, Inpatient | Canton Medical Center

Sanford Health

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FACILITY: Canton-Inwood Medical Center

LOCATION: Canton, SD

ADDRESS: 440 N Hiawatha Dr, Canton, SD 57013, USA

SHIFT: 12 Hours - Rotating Shifts

JOB SCHEDULE: Full time

WEEKLY HOURS: 36.00

JOB SUMMARY

The Nursing Assistant (NA) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The NA provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patient under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Medication Aide Certification training will be provided within 1 year of employment to allow the NA/Certified Med Aide to provide care to our residents at our attached assisted living center as well. Provide assistance with basic health care needs including daily living activities; bathing, grooming, toileting, eating, meal preparation and dining needs, emotional and spiritual needs. Administer delegated tasks and treatments. Record vital statistics and other basic health information.

Will collect non-invasive biological specimens from patients as needed. Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Clean patient living areas or treatment rooms.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

Will train to obtain Med Assistant Certification!

Excellent learning opportunities in a small critical access hospital!

Gain experience with inpatients, skilled swing beds, outpatients, procedures, ICU, emergency department and assisted living!

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. Medication Aide Certification provided within 1 year of employment.

If working in North Dakota (ND) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be on the North Dakota Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry upon completion of training/competency validation or a maximum of four months from the date of initial employment.

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- or send an email to .

JOB FUNCTION: Nursing

REQ NUMBER: R-23544

FEATURED: No

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