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

Description

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

Location Address: 1500 SW 1 st 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.

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Ocala

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Ocala

Req ID: 21026499

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.