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AdventHealth NP-Nurse Assistant Non-Certified Days in Tarpon Springs, Florida

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 Days

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

K N OW L E D GE AND S KI L L S R E Q U I R E D :

  • Computer Skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

K NO WL E DG E A N D S K ILLS P R E F ER R E D :

  • Medical Terminology

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.

E DU CA TI O N A N D E X P E R I E N C E 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 m u st be o bt a i n e d w i t h i n f o ur ( 4 ) m o nt h s o f h i r e d a t e .

L I CE N S U R E , C E R TI F I CA T ION O R RE G I S T R A T I O N P RE F E R RED :

  • 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.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth North Pinellas

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth North Pinellas

Req ID: 21034611

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.