HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Nursing Assistant F/T Days in Port Charlotte, Florida

Fawcett Memorial Hospital is located in the Tampa Bay area along Florida's Gulf Coast. Celebrating over 40 years of providing quality healthcare to Charlotte County, our mission is to make each patient encounter an opportunity to heal, with care, and compassion and with dedication to excellence. Fawcett Memorial Hospital is a 237-bed, full-service acute care hospital serving Charlotte County and the surrounding areas since 1975. Clinical specialties include 24-hour emergency care center, a comprehensive ACoS CoC accredited cancer program, Joint Commission accredited Stroke Center of Excellence, accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Joint Commission certified Orthopedic and Spine Center, wound management and hyperbaric medicine, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, state-of-the-art cardiovascular surgery program, sports & rehabilitation services, and many outpatient programs.

We are proud to be joined by over 350 of the area’s most respected physicians. Fawcett has received the America’s Top 100 Hospital recognition by Healthgrades for 2015 which puts the facility in the top 2% in the nation for clinical excellence. What does all of this mean to you? It means that right here in Charlotte County, you have access to one of the best hospitals in the area.

Job Description:

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

  • 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.

  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.

  • 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.

Required Job Qualifications Include:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent preferred .

  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association required .

  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program required.

  • Florida Certification as a Nurse Assistant required .

  • Previous hospital experience is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology required .

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

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

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

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Certified Nursing Assistant F/T Days

Location: Florida-Port Charlotte-Fawcett Memorial Hospital - Port Charlotte

Requisition ID: 01371-6487