Certified Nurse Assistant CNA PCU Days
Location:
Tallahassee , Florida
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
00355-8405



Capital Regional is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provide quality care to patients under the direction of a licensed nurse, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Capital Regional Medical Center.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of basic patient care, to include activities of daily living, vital signs and intake and output.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities, as directed by the Licensed Nurse.
  • Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
  • Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork on the unit.
  • Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors staff and physicians.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care that results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  • Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
  • May have access to the POS room or designated areas to transport, assemble, and stock (inventory) of non-scheduled drugs and biologicals to include but not limited to fluids, sterile water, normal saline, and irrigations.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Qualifications:
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • State of Florida Certified Nursing Assistant License
  • BLS - AHA Healthcare Provider required
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
  • Previous patient care experience preferred
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Read and writes Basic English
  • Knowledge of body substance isolation
  • Ability to use a computer, typewriter and calculator
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
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A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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