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Nurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Nights, M/S Medical with Telemetry

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Ocala
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:


Nurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Nights, M/S Medical with Telemetry, AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full-time Nights


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 nurse.

·             Ensures patient rooms are neat and clean.

·             Responds to nurse/patient intercom system in a timely manner.

·      Obtains vital signs per unit standard, reports abnormal findings to the licensed nurse.

·      Obtains lab specimens per hospital policy and procedure.

·     Transports patients as directed by licensed nursing personnel.

·     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 nurse.

·             Evaluates patients on an ongoing basis utilizing the high-risk profile and administers preventative measures when indicated.




·             Simple dressing changes

·             Demonstrates competency in the application and care of the patient in restraints under the direction of the licensed nurse.

·             Removes staples and/or sutures per hospital policy as directed by the licensed nurse. (Licensed nurse to inspect incision line post removal or during removal if concerns related to intactness of incision arises).

·      Completes treatments, 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 served.

o             Child

o             Adolescent o     Adult

o             Geriatric

·             Accepts reassignment in a professional and cooperative manner.

·             Communicates patient care problems to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.

·             Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality. Demonstrates awareness of patient's rights and functions as a patient advocate.

·             Functions in a professional and calm manner during emergent/crisis situations.

·             Reports malfunctioning of equipment and processes work orders per policy.

·             Other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:


·      Computer Skills

·             Excellent customer service skills


·             Medical Terminology



·      High school graduate or GED equivalent.



·      Minimum of 1-year experience as a nursing assistant




·     Current BLS required issued by American Heart Association (AHA)

·     Current Florida certification as a Nursing Assistant must be obtained within four (4) months of hire date.





Job Summary:


To perform duties as assigned and directed by the licensed nurse in compliance with established process standards, structure standards and protocols of the assigned department.

· Entry Level - Maintains current Florida certification, Maintains PCT educational requirements as outlined in the organizational checklists.                                                                                                                              


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Ocala , Nurse Assistant, non-certified, FT Nights, M/S Medical with Telemetry, Other , Ocala, Florida

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