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Fairview Health Services Nursing Assistant Ortho Spine in Burnsville, Minnesota


Fairview Ridges Hospital is a 150 bed facility and is located in Burnsville, MN. The Ortho Spine Surgical unit is looking for an Nursing Assistant (NA) to support their 26 bed unit. This unit cares for adult orthopedics, spine, total joint replacements, general surgery, post-surgical recovery and medical patients.

About this position:

  • This position is 64 hours per pay period (.8 FTE)

  • 8 hour shifts, on the night shift which includes $1.00/shift differential

  • Working every other weekend is required (F, S, S)

  • Opportunity to pick up additional shifts

  • Benefit Eligible (This includes medical, dental, paid time off, retirement options and more!)

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Nursing Assistant is responsible for assisting the professional nurse/caregiver in the delivery of patient care, transporting patient and/or equipment, setting up and maintaining patient rooms, and the reordering and stocking of supplies. The Nursing Assistant does not work autonomously but works under the direction of a professional nurse. The Nursing Assistant also functions as a Patient Safety Companion when a patient needs someone near them at all times. Performs other duties as assigned within scope as trained.

Keywords: Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, NA, PCA, Personal Care Attendant



  • Current certification on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry upon hire or Current enrollment in an RN program, and completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotation within the program

  • This certification requirement does not need to be maintained throughout employment and is not required if subsequently transferring into another Nursing Assistant or Nursing Station Tech or Nursing Station Attendant position (exception: M Health Fairview West Bank Nursing Assistants)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago (2/21/2021 3:26 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-68693

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Ortho Spine