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Care Provider Assistant

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center
Job Description

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center is hiring for a Care Provider Assistant!

The Care Provider Assistant Program will develop individuals through work experience and Nursing Assistant education. This program requires Care Provider Assistants to enroll in, successfully complete the Nursing Assistant course, and attain certification with the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry per terms of the Program.

Upon certification, employee will be placed into a Registered Nursing Assistant position (Casual or greater depending upon current availability). Prior to achieving Registry status, the Care Provider Assistant will provide assistance to the Nursing Assistants/Registered in tasks that are not related to feeding or direct care.

Care Provider Assistants must continually work toward achieving the goals of the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center. High quality work performance and overall efficiency are essential components to this success. Staff hired prior to 1/1/15 are not required to complete the Nursing Assistant course nor attain Registry status.

Position Qualifications 
Education and Experience:

  • Must enroll in the next Minnesota Nursing Assistant course (approximately 90 days)
  • Failure to enroll in a timely manner, as determined by administration, will result in removal from the Program and potential termination of employment
  • Successful completion of this course is a requirement of continued employment
  • Failure to do so will result in end of employment
  • Staff hired prior to 1/1/15 must have successfully completed of the Minnesota Paid Feeding Assistant training program
License/Certificates:
  • Achieve Certification with the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry per requirements of the Program
  • Staff hired prior to 1/1/15 are not required to achieve this certification
  • Driver's license preferred in Sr. Housing
Special Skills and Aptitudes:
  • Ability to effectively interact with individuals who are cognitively and/or physically impaired
  • Capable of following and carrying out verbal and written instructions
  • Effective interpersonal relation skills, observational and reporting skills
  • Ability to operate all equipment required for this position
  • Ability to adapt resources to meet the needs of the situation

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Transport residents to and from the dining room for all meals
  • Assist with serving residents in the independent and assisted dining room in the Main Dining room and Lakeview secured unit
  • This position will not provide feeding or direct nursing care
  • Passes resident food trays and sets up tray for resident, in dining room and on the floor
  • Distribute water pass and nourishment cart following identified diets
  • Assist in making residents beds according to policies and procedures
  • Assist in promoting resident room order and unit order
  • Distribute resident personal supplies
  • Assist with emptying laundry carts and garbage
  • Transport residents to and from resident appointments and activities
  • Demonstrate Standards of Excellence when other duties are assigned

Position available at our Care Center and Heartwood locations!

To apply: Please go to our website here and fill out the online application. 

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