CNA / Monitor Technician / Unit Secretary (Days, rotating weekends)

Location
St Petersburg, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 18, 2018
Closes
Jun 09, 2018
Ref
01387-4860
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

St. Petersburg General

St. Pete General, located in the heart of South Pinellas County, Florida, is only minutes from pristine gulf coast beaches as well as the thriving city life of downtown St. Pete.  St. Petersburg General Hospital is a 215-bed facility dedicated to serving the residents of Pinellas County and beyond for over 4 decades.  Ranked as a Top Place to Work in Tampa Bay for four consecutive years, we are proud to attract outstanding talent from all walks of life and make sure to treat our staff accordingly. Here, were all each others resource in maintaining the very highest standards of care. We invite you to join us and realize your own career growth in a vibrant community of healthcare professionals.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the CNA/Unit Secretary/Monitor Tech acts as the primary clerical resource for the unit as well as performs various patient care activities and monitors patients' EKG waveforms in a centralized monitoring station. 

  • 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.
  • Performs a range of clerical duties that support the operations of the unit.
  • Acts as unit receptionist greeting and directing visitors.
  • Assists in the ordering, receipt and storage of supplies.
  • Assembles patient charts.
  • Answers unit telephone, transferring calls, determining when staff members should be paged and taking and forwarding messages.
  • Serves as an important link in the communication chain ensuring information is transmitted between nursing personnel, other hospital personnel,  physicians, patients, family members and other guests.
  • Assists in entering patient information in Meditech computer system.
  • Maintains nursing station in neat and orderly manner.
  • Completes special projects for unit director, supervisors and charge nurses.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • 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.

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