Performs good hand-washing techniques before, during, and after patient care 100% of the time.
Maintains exemplary clean and uncluttered patient environment.
Integrates age-specific standards when providing care under the direction of nurse as evidenced by:
Communicates in appropriate manner for patient level of understanding.
Maintains safe environment utilizing appropriate equipment and safety devices, based on patient’s age.
Performs procedures utilizing appropriate sized equipment and age parameters.
Demonstrates ability to recognize age specific parameters and implement age related care under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
Supports education by identifying and reporting patient/family responses to information.
Demonstrates safety in care of patients with restraints:
Observes that restraints are tied properly.
Follows protocol for restraint use appropriate for scope of practice.
Reports any patient behavioral changes to the nurse.
Assists with patient ADL’s, toileting and feeding.
Observes and reports to the nurse skin integrity changes associated with restraints.
Demonstrates responsibility for patient safety related to falls:
Responds immediately to patient attempting to leave bed.
Responds to call bells in a timely manner.
Is proactive in meeting toileting needs of patients.
Aware of location of Crash Cart and able to initiate CPR if needed.
Handles dirty linen properly and in accordance with hospital policy.
Completes all mandatory educational requirements.
Completes CNA/NT self-study educational packets when offered
Attends 75% of unit staff meetings and reviews all meeting minutes if meeting is not attended.
Maintains unit based mandatory requirements (i.e. BLS).
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High School education or equivalent upon hire
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Florida State CNA, EMT, Medical Assistant; or Completion of Fundamentals of Nursing (transcript) upon hire
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire.
One hour of Hip & Knee replacement surgery education required within 6 months of hire date, then annually.
Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification (CPI) within 6 months of hire date
Perform specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care in the assigned nursing unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with Division of Nursing standards.
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