Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) PRN - Medical

St Petersburg, FL, United States

Apply Now

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

ST. PETERSBURG GENERAL:

St. Pete General, located in the heart of South Pinellas County, Florida, is only minutes from pristine gulf coast beaches as well as the thriving city life of downtown St. Pete.  St. Petersburg General Hospital is a 215-bed facility dedicated to serving the residents of Pinellas County and beyond for over 4 decades.  Ranked as a Top Place to Work in Tampa Bay for four consecutive years, we are proud to attract outstanding talent from all walks of life and make sure to treat our staff accordingly. Here, we’re all each other’s resource in maintaining the very highest standards of care. We invite you to join us and realize your own career growth in a vibrant community of healthcare professionals.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The PCT performs a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN) in a complementary and assistive role. He/she assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance to the PCT’s training, competence and skills, hospital policies and procedures and the State Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks to unlicensed personnel. Consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, adequately stocked and safe patient care environment.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the RN, performs delegated patient care activities as directed and ordered in accordance with one’s training, competence and skill. Delegated tasks may include:

 

  • Obtaining vital signs, height and weight, intake and output, calorie counts, application of ice/heat, and/or simple   non-sterile dressing changes.
  • Safe patient handling: Turning and positioning, use of specialty beds, patient transfer and use of transfer devices, ambulation assistance and use of assistive devices, restraint alternatives, oxygen use and transport, suction use, pre-operative skin preparation and/or use of sequential compression devices (SCD).
  • Specimen collection to include blood collection for bedside glucose testing. Correctly labels all lab specimens
  • Assists the RN to collect data from patients on admission for patient processing and assists with patient transfer or discharge preparations as instructed.
  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living to include bathing, shaving, oral care, toileting, grooming, changing linens, providing water, ambulation, assisting with meal delivery and feeding as directed.
  • Performs hourly rounding, consistently uses AIDET when interacting with patients and answers and responds to call lights timely.
  • Provides supports by promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CNA certification with the State of Florida
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support Through the American Heart Association
  • 1+ year(s) of previous PCT experience in a healthcare setting, preferred        
Apply Now

St. Petersburg General Hospital
Facility: St. Petersburg General Hospital
Job ID: 01387-5119
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

Apply Now
Share: share to e-mail
Personalize your experience

Can't find the right job today? Click to Join our Talent Network