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Certified Nursing Assistant

Description
Work Hours/Shift
Full Time Days
Florida Hospital North Pinellas
Florida Hospital North Pinellas is a full-service, 168-bed facility dedicated to helping our neighbors in beautiful Tarpon Springs and beyond. As a regional medical center, we offer a wide range of comprehensive services, testing and education opportunities for our community. We?ve been focused on meeting the needs of North Pinellas residents for nearly 90 years, and Florida Hospital has built its reputation for compassionate, patient-centered care for more than a century.
Important Note: Florida Hospital North Pinellas is a Smoke/Tobacco Free Campus.
Tobacco use is defined as the use of any tobacco product including the use of temporary aids to stop smoking such as nicotine patches, nicotine gum or other similar products.
Applicants being considered for employment at Florida Hospital North Pinellas will be tested for nicotine use as part of their regular pre-employment screening. Those who are identified as tobacco users will be ineligible for employment, but may reapply in six months
Drug Free/Tobacco Free Workplace
EOE
You will be responsible for:
+ Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of patients served.
+ Identifies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient.
+ Possess the ability to assess data and interpret the appropriate information needed relative to his or her age specific needs.
+ Provides the care/services needed as described in the policies and procedure for the following age groups: Adolescent: 13 years to 17 years, Adult: 18 years to 64 years, Geriatric: -65+ years
+ Maximum amount of heavy physical labor, lifting, pulling, standing and walking.
+ The level of knowledge and skill are maintained through position specific criteria-based job performance standards and age specific competency assessments.
+ Adheres to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures.
+ Data collection concerning the health status of the patient is precise, continuous, accessible, readable, communicated and recorded.
+ Assumes direct patient care responsibilities to assigned patients in an efficient, organized manner.
+ Keeps patient rooms and work area safe, uncluttered and neat at all times.
+ Reports all unusual occurrences and changes in patient status to the Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse.
+ Answers patient call lights immediately.
+ Accepts accountability for professional standards, own competence, and patient outcomes.
+ Actively participates in unit specific and multi-disciplinary performance improvement activities.
+ Accepts extended responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Charge Nurse/Nurse Leader/House Manager/Director
Qualifications
What will you need?
+ Excellent Organization and interpersonal communication skills
+ Proficient at basic computer skills
+ Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
+ High school diploma or equivalent.
+ Successful completion of State-approved Nursing Assistant Training Program and/or completion of first semester of RN program.
+ Certified Nursing Assistant Certification
+ CPR Certification within 90 days of hire.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.


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