Nursing Student FT Days(Cardiac Neuro East)

Location
Sanford, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 03, 2018
Closes
Mar 25, 2018
Ref
00327-7346
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Central Florida Regional Hospital enhances patient care by attracting the most qualified healthcare professionals in the region. Our award-winning acute care facility is home to the only open heart program in the county. We offer a commitment to advanced technologies and an opportunity to work with a highly skilled team of professionals. 

Our recognized Centers of Excellence include:

Chest Pain Center with PCI * Heart & Vascular Institute * Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Diabetes Education Program (ADA)

Located along picturesque Lake Monroe in Sanford, Florida, our team is devoted to caring.

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Student Nurse performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
  • Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.
  • Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Unit Secretary duties
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications Include:

  • Completion of freshman curriculum and freshman nursing skills as a nursing student in an ADN or BSN program is required.
     
  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association required
    .
  • Currently enrolled in Nursing School 
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Current BLS
(Basic Life Support) required on all nursing clinical units.  Or BLS Instructor

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus

*HCA has been recognized as a Worlds Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute for the eighth consecutive year

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