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Certified Nursing Assistant PRN

St Petersburg, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.


Our Certified Nursing Assistant teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!


The CNA 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.


Under the supervision of the RN, the CNA 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

Education/Certification:

  • CNA certification with the State of Florida

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support through the American Heart Association

Experience:

  • 1+ year(s) of previous PCT experience in a healthcare setting, preferred

  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) training required for Behavioral Health

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.


Founded in 1976, Northside Hospital is a 288-bed facility located in the heart of South Pinellas County, Florida.   Northside is part of the HCA West Florida Division of Hospitals, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of specialized healthcare programs that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in West and Central Florida communities. 


If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!


EEOC


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Facility: Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute
Job ID: 01385-10196
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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