Certified Nursing Assistant AdventHealth North Pinellas
Location Address:1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas
Top Quality outcomes
Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
Leadership is accessible
Located on the Gulf of Mexico
You Will Be Responsible For:
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
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
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Excellent Organization and interpersonal communication skills
Proficient at basic computer skills
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Successful completion of State-approved Nursing Assistant Training Program and/or completion of
first semester of RN program.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
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.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.