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Certified Nursing Assistant PRN

Largo, 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.


HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Certified Nursing Assistants to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!


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 CNA/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.

Experience a higher degree of patient care at Largo Medical Center, part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system. Our 455-bed acute care hospital is located on two campuses—in mid-Pinellas County on the West Coast of Florida, providing medical care for the residents of Largo, and the nearby cities of Clearwater, Seminole, St. Petersburg and the Gulf Beach communities. We are the only area hospital with all private patient rooms.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

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.

Largo Medical Center
Facility: Largo Medical Center
Job ID: 00144-14098
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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