Certified Nurse Assistant CNA PCU Days

Location
Tallahassee, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 14, 2017
Closes
Dec 19, 2017
Ref
00355-8405
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent



Capital Regional
 is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide quality care to patients under the direction of a licensed nurse, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Capital Regional Medical Center.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of basic patient care, to include activities of daily living, vital signs and intake and output.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities, as directed by the Licensed Nurse.
  • Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
  • Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork on the unit.
  • Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors staff and physicians.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system.  Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patients care that results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  • Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
  • May have access to the POS room or designated areas to transport, assemble, and stock (inventory) of non-scheduled drugs and biologicals to include but not limited to fluids, sterile water, normal saline, and irrigations.
  • Other duties as assigned.