HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Care Technician (CNA) 7P-7A in Jacksonville, Florida

Memorial Hospital (an HCA facility) is located less than 20 miles from the beaches of Jacksonville. We are the premiere medical facility in the Jacksonville area featuring a Certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Stroke Center as well as a dedicated Heart Center. Memorial Hospital is also a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital.

The Patient Care Technician (PCT or CNA), under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), assists in providing nursing care to a designated group of patients. The PCT or CNA, under the direction and supervision of the Nursing Director or designee, performs as a receptionist, unit secretary, and assists with unit organization and record keeping. Tasks and responsibilities include functioning in the role of assisting the RN and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with select medical/surgical patient care procedures. The PCT or CNA maintains unit equipment and adequate stocking of supplies and related equipment.

This is a highly visible role, with a large degree of physician and patient interaction. The quality of care given on the 4 West Tower/Trauma Stepdown Unit will be determined by the philosophy, mission, and values of the hospital and the Department of Nursing; and will meet the health care needs of patients, their families, and the community.

Duties include the following: * *Patient Assessment/Documentation - *Provides and documents patient care under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. The Patient Care Technician supports the Registered Nurse by collecting and documenting data needed for patient assessment. * *Patient Rights - *The Patient Care Technician will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy. * *Patient Safety - *Demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including: patient falls, restraints, and National Patient Safety Goals. * *Patient/Family Education - *Provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.

EDUCATION: * High School diploma or equivalent is preferred LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * A current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required * Must have a current state of Florida issued Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) License, must have a current state of Florida issued Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license, must be a current Nursing School student who has successfully completed the first semester of clinical rotations in a hospital setting or must have recent experience as a Corpsman in the military

EXPERIENCE: * Some previous customer service experience is required * Minimum of 1 year healthcare/patient care experience is strongly preferred

Title: Patient Care Technician (CNA) 7P-7A

Location: Florida-Jacksonville-Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville

Requisition ID: 02525-11797