All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Assists in the patient/family care using established techniques with the multidisciplinary team.
Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions.
Assists the patient with activities of daily living as ordered by the physician
Distributes food trays to patients. Assists patient with tray preparation and feeding as required.
Maintains the patient's environment in manner that promotes cleanliness, patient comfort and patient safety.
Responds to patient call lights/bells, cares for the needs of the patient according to her/his skill level.
Prepares the room to receive a new admission: zeros the bed scale, personal care items, linen, vital sign equipment, etc.
Welcomes new admission, orients patient to room.
Transfers patients from beds onto stretchers or beds or into wheelchairs with assistance of other patient care personnel when required.
Ensures patient and personal safety by following proper lifting and patient transporting techniques.
Provides patients with fresh water at established intervals
2. Documents personal care, intake and output, vital signs and weights as outlined in policy.
3. Maintains clinical competency.
Attends mandatory hospital in-services and continuing education.
Successful completion of annual skills fair.
4. Performs patient care as delegated following hospital policies.
Participates in the patient/family care, utilizing established techniques as part of the multidisciplinary team
Incorporates principles of infection control, fire & safety, and biohazardous waste handling into daily routines.
Maintains clinical competencies for patient population.
Collects patient specimens (urine, stool, sputum), labels at bedside comparing two unique patient identifiers, and send to lab for analysis according to protocol and communicate to nurse.
Promptly reports changes in patients’ status to the appropriate RN/LPN promptly.
Recognizes emergency situations and acts appropriately.
5. Maintains current clinical, technical and professional competencies.
Accepts responsibility for one’s own professional standards.
Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms
Attends a minimum of 75% of scheduled staff meetings annually.
Attends mandatory hospital in-services annually.
Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of healthcare and implements budgetary containment measures.
Maintains equipment in its proper working condition; identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.
Seeks and accepts constructive criticism and implements actions designed for self-improvement.
Assists in the organization and operations of the unit via guidelines, policy, and procedures.
Performs ordered 12-lead electrocardiogram as directed by RN (ED only)
6. May participate as a member of the Patient Care Delivery team that includes: Virtual Care RN, bedside RN & LPN.
7. Other duties as assigned
Addendum A: Psychiatric
Monitor, report, and document changes in patient’s thought, behavior, and mood.
Conduct therapeutic groups and activities, as assigned.
Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team.
Assist case manager in all legal paperwork regarding voluntary and involuntary admissions.
What You Will Need:
Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.
Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.
Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
Critical thinking / problem solving skills
Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution
Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
Performs accurate documentation within the electronic medical record
Basic computer skills
Customer service skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High school diploma or certificate of completion Nursing Assistant Program
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Previous CNA Experience
Previous 12 lead EKG experience (Emergency Department only)
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Florida C.N.A. License
BLS -condition of employment
CPI within 6 months of employment (Emergency Department and Behavioral Health Unit)
The Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.), under the supervision of the LPN and/or RN, provides physical care as part of the multidisciplinary team, in accordance with the Hospital mission, physician and patient expectations.
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.