Nursing Assistant - Med/Surg
Allina Health System - Coon Rapids, MN

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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.

Mercy Hospital, located in Coon Rapids, Minn. is a 271-bed hospital serving the northwestern metro area. In 2011, Mercy was named one of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals® and one of the top 20 mid-size hospitals in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters Healthcare, and is nationally recognized for cardiovascular care. With 2,200 employees and 740 affiliated physicians, Mercy has 154,250 admissions and serves nearly 58,000 emergency patients annually.

  • Direct clinical care
  • Collaborative teamwork with RN staff, accepts delegated task and completes assigned work in a timely manner
  • Computer based documentation
  • Positive communication skills and customer service approach


  • Certified nursing assistant
  • CPR certified within 90 days of hire
  • High School graduate or GED
  • Successful completion of vocational nursing assistant course or completion of one clinical rotation in an RN or LPN nursing program
  • Acute or long-term care facility experience preferred
  • BLS
  • Accurate and thorough direct care of patients under supervision and delegation of RNs
  • Self motivated
  • Exceptional communication and team skills
  • Positive work ethic
  • Flexible and able to work collaboratively in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle change well
  • Demonstrates respect and compassion towards others
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with health care team members
  • Ability to prioritize and organize taks
  • Customer services skills
  • Computer skills

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
  • Part time - 24 hours/week
  • Day/Evening shifts
  • Every other weekend
  • L113 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's 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 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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