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Nursing Assistant / Patient Care Tech - Med/Surg Flex

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Weekend Package - Nights
Full Time Benefits
Weekend Package earns time and a half for every hour worked on weekend shifts. Stay home with family during the week!!
No CNA experience required-training provided!
The nursing assistant assists in patient care throughout all nursing areas. Duties include assisting patients with their ADL's, transporting patients in various types of equipment and ambulation, documentation of care and treatments done and observes patients for safety and condition change and reports to appropriate staff.
Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture - At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits - Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development - We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.
    Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at

    Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
    Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list). Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty. Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task. Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future. Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements.
    % of Time
    Delivery of Care
    - Assists patients with ADL's according to hospital procedures, reports all abnormal findings and changes in patient condition to Registered Nurse in charge of patient. Assists with ambulation of patients, and uses assist devices as appropriate to protect patient and staff member.
    - Assists with restocking of rooms and maintain a safe and clean environment. Follows all established infection control policies, and recognizes role in providing safety to the patient.
    - Documents vital signs, weights, activity, intake and outputs, and ADL care given to patient in computer.
    Basic UPH Performance Criteria
    - Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
    - Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
    - Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
    - Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
    - Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
    - Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
    Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
    Demonstration of UPH Values and Standards of Behaviors
    Consistently demonstrates UnityPoint Health's values in the performance of job duties and responsibilities
    Foster Unity:
    - Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams.
    - Collaborate across departments, facilities, business units and regions.
    - Seek to understand and are open to diverse thoughts and perspectives.
    Own The Moment:
    - Connect with each person treating them with courtesy, compassion, empathy and respect
    - Enthusiastically engage in our work.
    - Accountable for our individual actions and our team performance.
    - Responsible for solving problems regardless of the origin.
    Champion Excellence:
    - Commit to the best outcomes and highest quality.
    - Have a relentless focus on exceeding expectations.
    - Believe in sharing our results, learning from our mistakes and celebrating our successes.
    Seize Opportunities:
    - Embrace and promote innovation and transformation.
    - Create partnerships that improve care delivery in our communities.
    - Have the courage to challenge the status quo.
    Minimum Requirements
    Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
    Preferred or Specialized
    Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
    - Must be actively enrolled in high school or an equivalent program.
    - High school graduate or equivalent
    - Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred
    - Must attend UPHSL Nursing Assistant training or completion of training in nursing school that covers nursing assistant type duties
    - Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of hire.
    - Certified Nursing Assistant
    - Basic computer knowledge
    - Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
    - Knowledge of basic medical terminology is preferred.
    - Ability to move and lift patients and use appropriate equipment.
    - Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately.
    - ffective interpersonal relationships and communication skills (verbal, non-verbal and written).
    - Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
    Requisition ID: 2022-105391
    Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Name: 7520 UnityPoint Health SC St Lukes
    Name: 3A Medical
    FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift: Weekend Package Nights
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