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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/17/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Patient Care Technician (CNA) PRN
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Job Description

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 2 North Tower 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:

* A 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 preferred

SHIFT:

* PRN position so shifts/hours are not guaranteed
* Current coverage needed at this moment is NIGHT SHIFT (7P-7A)
* Please list any/all shifts you are available to work during the application process
* Must be able to work at least 1 shift per week, must be able to work some rotating weekends, and must be able to work some rotating holidays