Nurse Assistant Non Certified Full Time Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    10/13/2021
  • Job ID:
    21027331
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Non Certified Nursing Assistant AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Great Culture
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

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.
  • Notifies licensed nurse of problematic IV sites and discontinues peripheral IV sites per licensed nurse instructions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
    • Adult
    • 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

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 P R E F E R R E D :

  • Minimum of 1-year experience as a nursing assistant

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current Florida certification as a Nursing Assistant must be obtained within four (4)  months of hire date.

LI CENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Current BLS required issued by American Heart Association (AHA)

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

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