Certified Nursing Assistant Full-Time Nights (Med/Surg)

HCA Gainesville , FL 32601

Posted 3 months ago

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 care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, women'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.

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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