Certified Nursing Assistant/Patient Care Tech Critical Care ICU/PCU
Location: Tarpon Springs, Florida
Internal Number: 22007251
Certified Nursing Assistant
Location Address:1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Sign-on Bonus with eligibility
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Shift: Nights, Days 3 x 12 hour shifts a week
The community you’ll be caring for:
Top Quality outcomes
Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
Leadership is accessible
Located on the Gulf of Mexico
The role you’ll contribute:
The Certified Nursing Assistant, under the direction of the Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse, assumes responsibility for direct patient care. Through knowledge and assessment of the individual patient, provides patient care in a clean and safe environment. Reports patient needs and changes in the patient status to the Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse. Represents the Department of Patient Care Services in a professional and courteous manner.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
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
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
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
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.