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.
Working under the supervision of a nurse, the CNA performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.
Gives catheter care.
Takes and records vital signs accurately within the shift.
Keep correct intake and output
Rounds every hour to anticipate patient needs.
Obtains and labels specimens accurately.
Alters patient's position Q2 or as assigned.
Applies binders, restraints, ice bags, K-pads as delegated by the RN.
Answers call lights immediately.
Assists with toileting needs.
Assists patient in/out of beds, chairs or wheelchairs.
Gives accurate report of care provided and patients' response to RN Team Leader.
Assists with preventative measures for compromised skin integrity.
Keeps room orderly for sage patient environment.
Assists with Post Mortem Care.
Ensures each patient's general hygiene needs are met daily.
Immediately disposes of bio-medical and hazardous waste in labeled bio-medical/bio-hazardous waste container.
Documents specific patient valuables on designated form when received and immediately contacts security.
Performs dressing changes as directed by RN.
Collects and Labels specimens for diagnostic testing.
Performs bedside blood glucose monitoring.
High School graduate or GED preferred.
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.
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.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Demonstrated skills in organization, verbal and written communications, customer service, math, analysis, reading, following instruction, basic computer usage. Medical terminology.
Current FL Certified Nursing Assistant license required.
BLS through American Heart Association
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