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Nursing Assistant - SSH Med Surg 4 - DAY

 

Nursing Assistant - SSH Med Surg 4 - DAY

Department: SouthSeminole Med/Surg 4thFlr
Status:
Variable Full Time
Shift:
Day
ReqID: req20794

South Seminole Hospital is a 206-bed, full-service, medical/surgical community hospital located in scenic Longwood, Florida. The hospital is a part of Orlando Health and serves the residents of Seminole County, Florida. Our team is dedicated to offering quality healthcare services and programs to meet the needs of our community. We use the latest equipment, perform the most advanced medical procedures and offer prevention, wellness and community outreach services. The hospital is also home to one of Orlando Healths three Air Care Team helicopter bases, allowing critical patients to be transferred to ORMCs Level I Trauma Center. South Seminole Hospital is home to Orlando Health Behavioral Healthcare, an 80-bed psychiatric hospital.

Modern Healthcare has recognized Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital in Longwood, Fla as Best Places to Work in 2020! This recognition program honors companies throughout the industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. We are proud to have been awarded with this designation!

The South Seminole Medical-Surgical 4th Floor Department is a 21 bed unit that offers comprehensive care to adult inpatients and outpatients, both male and female who meet inpatient or observation criteria and status, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The major services include care to the preoperative and post-operative patient.

Care is also provided for treatment of acute and chronic disease processes.

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

Education/Training

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 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.

Experience

One (1) year of experience within the past five years in a relevant healthcare setting. No experience required for graduates of an approved school of nursing.

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 handoff 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.
  • Receives and processes incoming calls, patient calls and guest requests.
  • 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: 555 W. SR 434 Longwood FL

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