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Nursing Assistant - ORMC PACU - Pool

 

Nursing Assistant - ORMC PACU - Pool

Department: ORMC PAC Unit
Status:
Pool/Per Diem
Shift:
Day
ReqID: req27048

The Nursing Assistant I performs general patient care to patients under the direction and supervision of the Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.

Education/Training

  • High school graduate or equivalent; and
  • One (1) year of nursing assistant work experience within the past five years may substitute for the below training requirement in addition to the requirements listed in the Experience section.
  • Successful completion of one of the following:
    • Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Assistant Program; or
    • State of Florida Certified Nursing Assistant certification; or
    • State of Florida Licensed Practical Nurse; or
    • Current nursing student who has completed one semester of clinical rotation; or
    • Graduate of an approved school of nursing; or
    • Medical Corpsman, Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic; or
    • Medical personnel licensed outside the United States.

Licensure/Certification

Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certification.

Essential Functions

  • Assists patient with hygiene, mobility, hydration, elimination and nutritional needs.
  • Provides routine treatments and maintains a safe, clean, neat, and organized patient environment.
  • Maintains safety and security of patients, families, self, and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Assures patient privacy, rights, and confidentiality.
  • Follows standard precautions, always washes hands between patients.
  • Assists with admission, transfer, and discharge of patients.
  • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiratory rates, food and fluid intake and output as directed.
  • Obtains data and accurately documents pertinent patient information according to Orlando Health specific policies and guidelines.
  • Recognizes and communicates appropriate information and safety concerns regarding the patients condition to the RN and or other members of the healthcare team.
  • Participates in hand off report and purposeful hourly rounding of patients.
  • Provides exceptional service and or care to all patients, families, customers and team members.
  • Demonstrates competency in specific tasks and skills as defined by Orlando Health and unit specific competencies.
  • Maintains a clean, neat, safe and organized nursing unit.
  • Receives and processes incoming phone calls, patient call lights and guest requests.
  • Transports and delivers items, equipment, blood products, and medications (excluding controlled substances and IV chemotherapy drugs) throughout the facility.
  • May have limited access to areas storing medications.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Enthusiastically supports and participates in planned changes.
  • Participates in nursing Performance Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues, patient rights and compliance with the standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies.
  • Consistently utilizes time and resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Attends hospital, unit staff meetings and in-services according to policy.
  • Completes all mandatory training.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care based on principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs.

ADDRESS: 1414 Kuhl Ave. (ORMC) Orlando FL 32806

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