Assistant, Nursing

Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park
Jan 22, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
Healthcare, Nurse
Employment Status
Part Time
Department: Pacu 7060
Education requirement: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Experience Required: 2+ years
Union Representation: SEIU 113 - Service (001)
Work Schedule: Day / Evening Rotation w/ Variable Start Times
Hours per pay period: 48
Job ID: 33386
Job Code: 9AW
Date posted: Jan 22, 2013

Position Summary

The Nursing Assistant provides direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN), utilizing his/her skill and expertise to complement other health care providers. This role is responsible for following and implementing the plan of patient care provided to them by a Physician and/or RN. Collect, document, and communicate to the RN providing work direction pertinent data regarding patient needs in a clear, concise, and timely manner. All candidates must have successfully completed a nursing assistant training program, be an LPN student or a Jr. level nursing student, which means completion of first quarter clinicals of an accredited RN or LPN program. In addition, candidates must have current and validated CPR skills. High school graduate preferred. In addition to the ability to provide high quality patient-centered care, it is essential that our Nursing Assistants possess a number of critical interpersonal attributes in order to be successful at Park Nicollet. These include a positive attitude and commitment to team success, the ability to positively embrace change and adapt quickly, and to work effectively with diverse groups of people both as co-workers and as the patients that are served by this role.

Additional Information

Medical/Surgical Experience strongly preferred.
Day / Evening Rotating Shifts
Cross Train to Surgery Center
NA Certification Required

The Organization

Rooted in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, Park Nicollet Health Services (PNHS) is an integrated health care delivery organization. The two largest entities that comprise PNHS are ParkNicolletMethodistHospital, a 426-bed community hospital located in St. Louis Park, and Park Nicollet Clinic, a 500-plus, physician multi-specialty group with 25 offices in Minneapolis and its southern, western, and northern suburbs.  PNHS truly is an integrated system, as processes of care are designed and managed across these entities to optimize the delivery of care for the patients and communities served. 

Park Nicollet Mission, Vision and Values

Mission: Our mission is to care for and support the health, healing and learning of those we serve.

Vision: Everyone caring, every day, creating with the individuals we serve, optimal health and greater value.


Excellence is the standard we apply to our work, achieving best possible outcomes and upholding the highest professional standards.

Caring is our heartfelt motivation to serve our patients and create the best possible experience.

Stewardship is our commitment to create ever greater value with the resources entrusted to us.

Joy is what we experience when serving our patients and each other through a job well done.

Learning is the way we continually improve and create knowledge and value that can be shared.

What makes us unique?

Park Nicollet Health Services is a strong, stable and organically grown multi-specialty group practice within the affluent and highly educated western Twin City metropolitan area.  PNHS has a long-standing commitment to quality, proficiency and stewardship, and has embarked on a pioneering effort to study, adopt and integrate the Toyota Production System’s Lean Methodology (Kaizen), enhancing previous gains realized from its Six Sigma efforts. Although PNHS has developed and engaged in strong business partnerships with local competitors, having a single hospital focus adds to its list of strengths and advantages.  PNHS was one of the first integrated healthcare systems in the nation to adopt a unit medical record that is now electronic and ubiquitous. 

To learn more about our organization, including our award winning care, please visit our website at

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