Certified Nursing Assistant Med/Surg PRN

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 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.

Position Requirements:

Education Required:

High School graduate or GED preferred.

Experience 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.

  • 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.

Licensure/Certification:

Current FL Certified Nursing Assistant license required.

BLS through American Heart Association

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus


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