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Nurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Days, critical care

Company: AdventHealth Connerton
Location: Lutz
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionNurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Days,--AdventHealth SC Connerton Location Address:--9441 Health Center Drive Land O' Lakes, Florida 34637 Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth SC Connerton

  • Specialty hospital for medically complex patients
  • Pulmonary and Vapotherm Center of Excellence
  • Staff consists of all Registered Respiratory Therapist, 65% BSN or above RN---s, Current staff certifications include CCRN, PCCN, CNML, WCNC, NEA-BC, and RN-BC
  • Onsite BSN completion program partnership with South University with staff discounted rate
  • Simulation Lab and Clinical Transition Pilot Program
  • -- 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
    • 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. QualificationsKNOWLEDGE 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) 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. This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth Connerton, Brandon , Nurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Days, critical care, Healthcare , Lutz, Florida

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