Nurse Assistant Non-Cert at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2020
  • Job ID:
    20025740
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Nursing Assistant 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/Night    

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.


•      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

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


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

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