Nursing Assistant AdventHealth Ocala
Location Address: 1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala
Capital of the World
distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa,
· Part of
the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for
over 120 years
Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs
that are nationally recognized and accredited
Spectacular springs throughout the county
You Will Be Responsible For:
• Performs as a
team member in assisting with
safe and effective patient care .
• Ensures personal
hygiene and comfort care is
delivered to all patients .
• Assesses skin
condition on all patients for
potential skin breakdown and implements
preventative measures per wound/skin
protocol. Communicates changes in skin
integrity to the licensed nurs e
• Ensures patient
rooms are neat and clean .
• Responds to nurse
/ patient intercom system in a
• Obtains vital
signs per unit standard , reports
abnormal findings to the
licensed nurse .
• Obtains lab
specimens per hospital policy and
• Transports patients
as directed by licensed nursing
• Discontinues foley
and straight catheters per licensed
nurse instructions and per policy.
• Notifies licensed
nurse of problematic IV sites
and discontinues peripheral IV sites
per licensed nurse instructions.
• Discontinues nasogastric
tubes per hospital policy as
directed by the licensed nurs e
• Evaluates patients
on an ongoing basis utilizing
the high -risk profile and
administers preventative measures when
• Simple dressing
competency in the application and
care of the patient in
restraints under the direction
of the licensed nurs e .
• Removes staples
and/or sutures per hospital
policy as directed by the
licensed nurs e . (Licensed nurse to
inspect incision line post
removal or during removal if
concerns related to intactness of
incision arises) .
treatment s , procedures and documentation
as directed per licensed nurse ,
such as blood glucose monitoring
• Documents vital
signs , intake and outputs ,
patient activity , skin integrity , and
procedures completed in the
electronic medical record .
• Acts as a
communication liaison for the
patient , family and interdisciplinary
healthcare team .
• Utilizes the principles
of cost containment by conserving
equipment & supplies .
• Demonstrates competency
in all procedure within Scope
of Practice , as appropriate to
the ages of the patients
Adolescent o Adult
reassignment in a professional and
patient care problems to appropriate
personnel in a timely
• Maintains patient
privacy and confidentiality .
Demonstrates awareness of patient's
rights and functions as a
patient advocat e .
• Functions in
a professional and calm manner
during emergent / crisis situations .
malfunctioning of equipment and
processes work orders per policy .
• Other duties
as assigned .
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: •
• Excellent customer
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED: •
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: •
graduate or GED equivalent.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED : •
Minimum of 1
-year experience as a nursing
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and