Allina Health Nursing Assistant in Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Nursing Assistant

Requisition #


Business Unit name

Mercy (including Unity) Hospital

Physical Location

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

MRC 3 West

Hours Per Week



Mercy L113 Service Wkrs


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health 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.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.


Req ID: 35672

Provide direct patient care, as directed by the Registered Nurse (RN), in a safe and timely mannerAssists patients with bathing, feeding and hygiene needsAssists patients with toileting needsGathers patient data and documents accurately in the medical recordPromptly notifies the RN of abnormal data or changes in patient conditionCommunicates with members of the care teamTransports patients using wheelchair or cartAssists patients to walk or transferReposition patients for comfort and care needsUtilizes safe patient moving equipmentProvide for a clean patient care environmentPromote a safety cultureParticipates in organizational work/initiativesCommunicates respectfullyStewardshipCustomer service/patient advocacy


High School graduate or GEDCurrent BLS required upon hireOne year previous Nursing Assistant experience, OR current RN nursing student currently in clinicals OR successful completion of a nursing assistant course and registration in NA registry required.


Due to an increased volume of cardiovascular care needs, the Cardiovascular Care Unit is excited to be opening several new RN positions to accommodate our continued growth. The move to a larger patient care unit is anticipated to occur in early 2018.ExperienceAcute or long-term care facility experience preferredSkillsBasic knowledge of medical terminologyThe ability to establish effective relationships with health care team membersAbility to prioritize and organize tasks in a fast paced environmentDemonstrated self directednessCustomer services and computer skillsLicensure/CertificationsCurrent BLS required upon hire

Work Schedule

24 hours a weekPermanent Evening shift8 hours - every other weekend SEIU contract

Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul

  • Population = 63,000

  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


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. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Mercy (including Unity) Hospital

Requisition #