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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

Inverness, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Celebrating more than a 50 year history of healing, Citrus Memorial Hospital is the leading provider of healthcare in Citrus County and the surrounding area. More than 150 physicians and 1,000 employees at the 198-bed acute care hospital offer a wide range of services including 24-hour emergency room care, heart and vascular surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, and women’s services. Citrus Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is fully licensed by the State of Florida.

 POSITION SUMMARY:

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

•             Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.

•             Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.

•             Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.

•             Assists patients in ambulating.

•             Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.

•             Performs non sterile dressing changes.

•             Passes and collects bed pans.

•             Changes bed linens.

•             Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.

•             Monitors, records and communicates patient condition utilizing computerized documentation systems.

•             Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

•             Orients and mentors new staff members.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Job Qualifications Include:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association required.
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program required.
  • Florida Certification as a Nurse Assistant required.
  • Previous hospital experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology required .
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Citrus Memorial Hospital
Facility: Citrus Memorial Hospital
Job ID: 26670-2467
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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