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Essentia Health Nursing Assistant (C.N.A)/ Monitor Tech (PRN/Casual) in Brainerd, Minnesota

Job Description:

Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Essentia Health as an Certified Nursing Assistant Monitor Tech.


Become part of Essentia’s accomplished team in Brainerd and Baxter, Minnesota, where 465 lakes provide endless options for water sports and recreation. These cities, 125 miles north of Minneapolis, are at the heart of the Brainerd Lakes Area, one of the state’s top vacation destinations. Brainerd-Baxter is home to 65,000 year-round residents and is located in one of the fastest growing counties in the state.


Our Benefits are exceptional and Include: · Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Program · Paid Personal Leave · 401k (with Essentia Health annual match) · Life and Disability Insurance options · Adoption Assistance


Responsible for providing direct care to patients and serving the needs of patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, Nurse Manager, Assistant Head Nurse, and/or Department Director (possibly with guidance from an LPN) to contribute to meeting the mission and goals of Essentia Health. Duties will vary by patient care unit/department and include but are not limited to: Providing personal hygiene care, assisting with nutritional needs, providing comfort care and other assistance, appropriately and safely transferring patients, taking vital signs and completing recordkeeping, recognizing and promptly reporting changes in patient condition to the RN, and maintaining a safe, clean environment for patients to promote the healing process. Works within job scope to meet the requirements of the Joint Commission and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory and accrediting agencies.

Education Qualifications:

Verifiable completion of a recognized nurse aide training program or current registration on applicable state nursing assistant registry.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

BCLS certified or ability to become certified within 1 month from hire date.


Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota.

Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 13,500 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 70 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.

Essentia Health is accredited as a level 3 Accountable Care Organization, the highest level of certification possible, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.


Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Certified Nursing Assistant Monitor Tech.

Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at Essentia

It is our policy to afford EEO to all individuals, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, military service or veteran status, culture, socio-economic status, status with regard to public assistance, and other factors not related to qualifications, including employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other category as defined by law.

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