The University of Minnesota Medical Center represents an integrated academic health care system and is comprised of two hospitals and dozens of adult specialty clinics on both the East and West banks of the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. It is the flagship facility of Fairview providing breakthrough medicine and transforming the health of our community.
About the Job
The Nursing Station Technician is a hybrid position consisting of both Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator roles to deliver direct patient care and administrative duties.
In this role, you will work under the direct supervision of a professional nurse to demonstrate excellent customer service, teamwork and communication skills with patients, families, and the healthcare team on a fasted paced unit. Other job duties include:
- Patient care such as personal hygiene, vitals, daily activities, repositioning, transporting, and feeding
- Maintaining unit desk area functions such as answering phones, processing admissions, discharging and transferring forms, transcribing orders, assembling patient charts and ordering tests
- Setting up and maintaining patient rooms
- Ordering and stocking of supplies
Keywords: NST / NA / HUC
Successful candidates will be required to possess an active status on the Nursing Assistant Registry and current Basic Life Support Certification by their first day. Student nurses who have completed two semesters of clinicals and will be completing and passing the Nursing Assistant registry exam within 6 months of hire will also be qualified. Preferred candidates will have previous experience as a Health Unit Coordinator, Nursing Assistant, or other related experience.
Candidates must possess exceptional communication skills such as clear speech, ability to read, legible handwriting, and strong computer skills. Knowledge of medical terminology, abbreviations, and hospital procedures is required. A self-starter, who is passionate about creating an exceptional patient experience, will receive top consideration.