Nurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Days, M/S Medical at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/26/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/26/2021
  • Job ID:
    21037018
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Nurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Days, M/S Medical , AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full-time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

•             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.

•             Simple dressing changes

•             Demonstrates competency in the application and care of the patient in restraints under the direction of the licensed nurse.

•             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.

o             Child

o             Adolescent o     Adult

o             Geriatric

•             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.

•             Reports malfunctioning of equipment and processes work orders per policy.

•             Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

•      Computer Skills

•             Excellent customer service skills

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

•             Medical Terminology

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•      High school graduate or GED equivalent.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

•      Minimum of 1-year experience as a nursing assistant

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

•     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:

GENERAL 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.

• Entry Level - Maintains current Florida certification, Maintains PCT educational requirements as outlined in the organizational checklists.                                                                                                                              



Internal Description


Description - Internal

Nurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Days, M/S Medical with Telemetry, AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full-time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

•             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.

•             Simple dressing changes

•             Demonstrates competency in the application and care of the patient in restraints under the direction of the licensed nurse.

•             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.

o             Child

o             Adolescent o     Adult

o             Geriatric

•             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.

•             Reports malfunctioning of equipment and processes work orders per policy.

•             Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Internal

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

•      Computer Skills

•             Excellent customer service skills

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

•             Medical Terminology

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•      High school graduate or GED equivalent.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

•      Minimum of 1-year experience as a nursing assistant

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

•     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:

GENERAL 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.

• Entry Level - Maintains current Florida certification, Maintains PCT educational requirements as outlined in the organizational checklists.                                                                                                                              


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

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