HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Care Assistant, Med/Tele - Full-time Nights in Margate, Florida

Certified Nursing Assistant Northwest Medical Center Margate, FL

Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We are dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we are looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 228-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care.

Our facility features a state of the art Cardiovascular Tower, an expanded Emergency Room and newly added Level III NICU to provide comprehensive services to the community we serve and increased professional growth opportunity for our employees.

/ /

/ Northwest Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! /

/Benefits:/ /We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance./ / / Job Description: Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Sitter performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include but are not limitted to:

  • 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.

  • Identifies patients at risk for fall and injury and implements appropriate safety precautions.

  • Maintains working area and equipment in accordance with environmental and safety regulations.

  • Assures all patient rooms are neat and orderly.

  • Maintains confidentiality, security and integrity of patient and organizational data.

  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.

  • Passes and collects bed pans.

  • Changes bed linens.

  • 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.

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider

  • Must be a Licensed CNA through the state of Florida

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50lb

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Patient Care Assistant, Med/Tele - Full-time Nights

Location: Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County

Requisition ID: 00456-4719