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UnityPoint Health Certified Nursing Assistant-NICU in Sioux City, Iowa

UnityPoint-St Luke's Hospital


Days, every other weekend/holiday

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.

$3,000.00 Sign on Bonus!

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Clinical Excellence/Patient 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 access, transport and storage of medications, but does not administer medications.

  • Follows all established infection control policies, and recognizes role in providing safety to the patient.

  • Performs all duties included with job competencies.

  • Documents vital signs, weights, activity, intake and outputs, and ADL care given to patient in computer.

  • Assists with restocking of rooms and maintain a safe and clean environment.

  • Assists with ambulation of patients, and uses assist devices as appropriate to protect patient and staff member.

  • Follows compliance requirements and reports any observation of fraud, waste or abuse to their immediate supervisor or Compliance Officer.

  • Unit specific additional functions will be addressed in the competency checklist specific to the assigned unit. Additional certifications and requirements are unit based.

Development & Patient Education

  • Attends appropriate training programs, unit meetings and other mandatory meetings.

  • Maintains BCLS certification.

  • Seeks to be involved in unit improvements, quality projects, and other enhancements to patient care.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in meeting staffing needs of the unit and hospital.

  • Completes annual mandatory education.

  • Effectively communicates with all team members, physicians, ancillary staff and all customers. Verbal communication is clear and concise, and written communication is legible and done using approved abbreviations.

  • Uses Patient/Family Centered approach of care of patient/family.

Clerical/Customer Service

  • Orders needed office supplies, or other supplies as needed for the areas.

  • Organizes nurses’ station to keep neat and well organized.

  • Assists with data collection.

  • Displays excellent receptionist skills in greeting all customers including both internal and external.

  • Answers phone and call light with proper phone etiquette, and sensitivity to the needs of the caller.

  • Assists physicians as needed.

  • Contacts staff immediately for patient care needs or assists with patient needs.

  • Assists with access, transport and storage of medications, but does not administer medications.

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.


· High school graduate or equivalent preferred


· Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred


· Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

· Certified nursing assistant certificate and/or completion of training in nursing school that covers Nursing Assistant type duties.

· Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of hire.


· 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.

· Effective interpersonal relationships and communication skills (verbal, non-verbal and written).

· Must be able to type.


· Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2022-120436

Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd

Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes


FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.5

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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