Certified Nursing Assistant CNA CTU FT Days 9/19/2017

HCA Healthcare Saint Petersburg, FL

Company
HCA Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
01385-8644
Location
Saint Petersburg, FL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED
AJE Ref #
579561425

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Code: 01385-8644

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant 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.

Required Job Qualifications Include:

* High School Graduate or equivalent required.

* Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association REQUIRED.

* Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program required.

* Florida Certification as a Nurse Assistant REQUIRED.

* Previous hospital experience is required.

* Working knowledge of medical terminology REQUIRED .

* Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

* Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.

* Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Last Edited: 09/18/2017