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Certified Nursing Assistant PRN (NT Cardiac)

Gainesville, FL, United States

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

North Florida Regional Healthcare is an organization centered around the community hospitals in Gainesville, Florida -- North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC). NFRMC is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular careoncologyorthopedicsneurosciencesminimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgeryweight loss surgery and treatmentwomen’s health and wound therapy, among other services. 
 
Position Description:
Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Nurse Tech II 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 as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required.
  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association required.
  • Enrolled in nursing school or 6 months patient care experience in at least one of the following areas: CNA, EMT, PCA, Paramedic, nursing home, hospital, or equivalent experience.  Completion of an approved CNA program with direct patient care experience and/or 6 months experience at North Florida Regional may be substituted for the above experience requirement. 
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

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North Florida Regional Medical Center
Facility: North Florida Regional Medical Center
Job ID: 00039-15027
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN
Shift: PRN/Per Diem
Job Class: PRN

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