GainesvilleRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Gainesville jobs

STNA Med Surg

Company: Nucleus Healthcare
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description JOB SUMMARY: Assist nursing staff with patients--- personal care, emotional support, and activities of daily living. More complex duties performed under supervision of licensed nursing personnel. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient---s age. Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, changing bed linens, cleaning over bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the day. Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed. Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain. Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary. Distributes drinking water and other nourishments to patients. Answers patient call lights, anticipates patient's needs and makes rounds to assigned patients. Assists patients with the handling of personal property: dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Transports patients to and from various departments in the hospital. Reports and, when appropriate, records any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and unusual incidents. Assists in the preparation of admissions, transfers and discharge of patients. Assists licensed nursing staff with treatment procedures. Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient---s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness. Integrates the plan of care with Rehabilitation Services treatment plan to attain patient's optimal level of functioning. Provides general nursing care: positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting patients with the bedpan, commode; assists ambulating patients. Uses correct body mechanics. Checks patient for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to licensed nursing staff. Obtains and records temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight, intake and output. Makes rounds with oncoming shift to ensure the unit is left in good condition. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Communicates appropriately and clearly to nurse, supervisor, co-workers, physicians and the Rehabilitation Services staff. Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient---s needs. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures patient confidentiality. Practices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linens and follows established charge procedures for patient charge items. Follows infection control procedures. Keeps the unit clean and organized. Meets current documentation standards and policies. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Response to the patient is appropriate in emergency or physically distressful situation. Performs other duties as assigned within the nurse assistant---s scope of practice. Other duties as assigned Qualifications Current FL certification as a Nursing Assistant CPR/BCLS Certification Minimum 1year experience in an hospital setting. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Powered by JazzHR lUDoy2PM3E Company Description We---re a privately held, rapidly scaling company based in Radnor, PA. Come work alongside the owner, CEO, and Executive Team to transform significant sectors of the Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Technology industries. If you are smart, capable, and organized, have a deep understanding of core business processes, change management, and business transformation, you have the opportunity to be successful beyond your wildest dream.

Keywords: Nucleus Healthcare, Gainesville , STNA Med Surg, Other , Gainesville, Florida

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Florida jobs by following @recnetFL on Twitter!

Gainesville RSS job feeds