Allina Health

Nursing Assistant (Surg/Ortho)

Fridley MN
Dec 30, 2012
Jan 01, 2013
Healthcare, Nurse
Employment Status
Part Time


Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Unity Hospital, located in Fridley, Minn. serves the northern metropolitan communities with a full continuum of care and services and is known for its expertise in bariatrics and obstetrical care. With 1,500 employees and 220 staffed beds, Unity provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 107,000 patients each year. It shares its nearly 842-physician medical staff with Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minn.


  • The Nursing Assistant (NA) provides direct patient care as delegated by the RN
  • This is accomplished through the major job components of care giving, role modeling, quality/resource stewardship and patient advocacy/customer service in partnership practice



  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Successful completion of vocational Nursing Assistant course or completion of one clinical rotation in a RN/LPN nursing program
  • CPR certification within 90 day of hire
  • Acute or long-term care facility experience preferred
  • BLS certification required


  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to establish effective realtionships with health care members
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks in a fast pace environment
  • Demonstrated self directedness
  • Customer services skills
  • Computer skills
  • Good communication skills a must

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Part time position (32 hours per week)
  • Night Shifts
  • Every other weekend
  • Non-Contract

Location/Community Information

Fridley is known for a small-town atmosphere in the midst of a metro area. Fridley schools experience unusually strong enrollment by nonresidents who cite quality academics, good school climate, and personalized attention for each student, as their reasons for choosing the Fridley Schools.


  • Located 15 miles North of Minneapolis
  • Population = 20,000
  • Service Area = 600,350

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune

Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA


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