Certified Nursing Assistant FT Nights Ortho
Company: North Florida Regional Medical Center
Posted on: October 10, 2019
Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
--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
laparoscopic and robotic surgery,--weight loss surgery and
treatment,--women---s health--and--wound therapy, among other
services.--You are worth more thana paycheck. Our Benefits Raise
the Bar:401(k) withan employer match up to 9%EmployeeStock Purchase
FamilyLeaveMedicalPlan Options, Dental & VisionAnd much
more!--TheOrthopedic-Medical/Surgical unit consists of 47 beds
located on the 7thfloor at North Florida Regional Medical Center.
We are proud to serve a diversepatient population consisting of 60%
Orthopedic and 40% Medical/Surgicalpatients.-- Our specialty focus
includes patients undergoing total jointreplacement surgery,
fractures and fracture repairs, osteomyelitis and minortrauma.-- We
collaborate with nationally recognized orthopedic
surgeonsspecializing in hip, knee, ankle and shoulder surgeries to
assist patientsachieve their maximum mobility and independence.--
The medical / surgicalpatients we care for have a wide variety of
medical/surgical diagnoses rangingfrom minor to complex including,
but not limited to: cardiac, respiratory,gastroenterology, renal
disease, neuro, endocrine, behavioral health,infectious disease and
the general surgery patient.-- Our multidisciplinarycare team works
together to coordinate individualized care and optimize
patientoutcomes through evidence based practice and exceptional
care.TheOrthopedic---Med/Surg team is committed to the highest
standards of nursingpractice and clinical excellence for the
optimal care of our patients.-- Aswe continue our journey to
excellence; many nurses on our team are nationallycertified by the
Orthopedic Nurse Certification Board or actively in theprocess of
becoming certified.-- Our unit was the first at NFRMC to
berecognized for reaching the 2 year ZERO CLABSI milestone and the
first toachieve the 1 year CA-UTI Free milestone.As a member of
ourOrtho family, you will find many exciting opportunities for your
ownprofessional growth and development.---- Our unit is unique due
to thewide variety of patients we serve allowing you to develop and
expand yourcritical thinking and clinical skills.-- Fast paced,
with the highestvolume of patient days and the shortest length of
stay for 2017; leading toenhanced time management, organization and
prioritization of care.-- Activein shared governance and
professional development; the 2018 NFRMC ProfessionalPractice and
Professional Development Councils are each chaired by
Orthonurses.-- We also offer flexible scheduling to support our
team inwork-life balance and/or the pursuit of additional
education.We are a close familythat works together to provide the
highest standard of care with utmostcompassion and teamwork in a
supportive, caring and nurturingenvironment.-- Whether this is the
beginning, middle or twilight of yournursing career --- our team is
AMAZING!If you are committed to Making a Difference foryour
Patients --- this team is for YOU!
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
- 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
- Keeps room orderly for sage patient environment.
- Assists with Post Mortem Care.
- Ensures each patient's general hygiene needs are met
- 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.Qualifications
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
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physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the
practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a
comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across
approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to
deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing
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We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on
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