Nurse Assistant Non-Cert Full Time Nights - Dade City at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/29/2021


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Nurse Assistant Non-Cert AdventHealth Dade City

Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City, FL 33525

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • Only hospital in East and Central Pasco to earn Accreditation in Atrial Fibrillation in 2018 by the American College of Cardiology
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment in 2019 by Healthgrades
  • Earned Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus TS Quality Achievement Award 2018 by American Heart/Stroke Association

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Performs as a team member in assisting with safe and effective patient care.
  • Ensures personal hygiene and comfort care is delivered to all patients.
  • Assesses skin condition on all patients for potential skin breakdown and implements preventative measures per wound/skin protocol. Communicates changes in skin integrity to the licensed nurse.
  • Ensures patient rooms are neat and clean.
  • Responds to nurse/patient intercom system in a timely manner.
  • Obtains vital signs per unit standard, reports abnormal findings to the licensed nurse.
  • Obtains lab specimens per hospital policy and procedure.
  • Transports patients as directed by licensed nursing personnel.
  • Discontinues foley and straight catheters per licensed nurse instructions and per policy.
  • Notifies licensed nurse of problematic IV sites and discontinues peripheral IV sites per licensed nurse instructions.
  • Discontinues nasogastric tubes per hospital policy as directed by the licensed nurse.
  • Evaluates patients on an ongoing basis utilizing the high-risk profile and administers preventative measures when indicated.
  • Removes staples and/or sutures per hospital policy as directed by the licensed nurse. (Licensed nurse to inspect incision line post removal or during removal if concerns related to intactness of incision arises).
  • Completes treatments, procedures and documentation as directed per licensed nurse, such as blood glucose monitoring.
  • Documents vital signs, intake and outputs, patient activity, skin integrity, and procedures completed in the electronic medical record.
  • Acts as a communication liaison for the patient, family and interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Utilizes the principles of cost containment by conserving equipment & supplies.
  • Demonstrates competency in all procedure within Scope of Practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served.
  • Accepts reassignment in a professional and cooperative manner.
  • Communicates patient care problems to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
  • Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality. Demonstrates awareness of patient's rights and functions as a patient advocate.
  • Functions in a professional and calm manner during emergent/crisis situations.

What You Will Need:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Current BLS required issued by American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Current Florida certification as a Nursing Assistant must be obtained within four (4) months of hire date.

Job Summary:

To perform duties as assigned and directed by the licensed nurse in compliance with established process standards, structure standards and protocols of the assigned department

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Location | Organization | Category | Job Function