Adventist Health System PCT II Certified PCU Medical FT Days in Palm Coast, Florida

Description

Work Hours/Shifts

Full Time / Days

Florida Hospital Flagler

At Florida Hospital Flagler, we’re deeply rooted in the community and strive to extend the healing ministry of Christ in everything we do. Our recently constructed, state-of-the-art hospital in Palm Coast, Florida is equipped with the latest technology, specially trained experts, and advanced care centers.

Florida Hospital Flagler is owned and operated by Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization. Through our Christian mission of hope, health and healing, we strive to promote wellness of mind, body and spirit. At Florida Hospital Flagler, providing the best possible care to our community requires hiring the best possible care providers.

Accolades :

• The Joint Commission has recognized Florida Hospital Flagler as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.

• Accredited Orthopedic Center of Excellence from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission has also recognized Florida Hospital Flagler as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

• Recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite

• “A” rating on patient safety from The Leapfrog Group based on our exemplary services, processes and structures.

• Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence according to the American College of Radiology (ACR).

• Commission on Cancer Accreditation recognizing commitment to provide exceptional care to patients

• Named a Gallup Great Workplace Award winner for fifth year in a row.

Qualifications

General 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. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

Demonstrates, through behavior, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s core values of Compassion Behaviors, Image Standards, Elevator Etiquette and Telephone Etiquette.

  1. Documentation, Monitoring, Hygiene, Procedures, Daily inventory

  2. Assists patients with their activities of daily living including but not limited to basic hygiene, skin care, nutritional and dietary needs, elimination needs, physical activity needs and all comfort measures. Maintains respect and privacy at all times

  3. Performs basic patient care unit routines including but not limited to the following: obtain and document vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and respirations), pass ice water every 4 hours, keep patient rooms stocked with gloves, replace unit sharp containers per policy, keep patient rooms in a reasonably clean and appropriate condition, keep patient bedside trays within a safe reach at all times.

  4. Demonstrates knowledge and ability in communicating and providing basic care to the following age specific patient populations: the geriatric patient, the adult patient, the adolescent patient and the pediatric patient in a caring, compassionate manner to accomplish quality patient care outcomes and patient satisfaction.

  5. Respond to patients request and needs in a timely manner.

  6. Maintain a positive courteous, compassionate attitude with all Patient/Visitors/Staff and Physicians interactions/encounters.

  7. Inform Patient with plan of care task and activity that will be carried out.

  8. Maintain Patient satisfaction by providing and maintaining personal care/needs such as but not limited to the following:

a. Fresh ice water/cups/straws

b. Elimination needs

c. Bedside table/phone/tissues/pen or pencil and reading material within reach.

d. Assist with ambulating/transfers OOB to Chair/ BSC or to Bathroom.

e. Timely response with all request

  1. Assists in proper care and maintenance with the use of all unit and patient care equipment: i.e. keeps thermometers, accucheck machines in clean working order per procedure and routines; keeps dinamaps and IV pumps plugged into the wall outlet (in the "off" mode), maintains proper storage of various patient equipment such as telemetry units, orthopedic equipment, traction, and CPM machines when discontinued.

  2. Demonstrates knowledge & competence in the use of restraints, the application of restraints and the required monitoring & care of the patient in restraints.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :

· Must demonstrate ability and understanding of the age specific care requirements of the following patient populations, geriatric, adult, adolescent and pediatric patient - such as i.e. proper size/selection of patient equipment, communication and safety needs.Requires extreme physical effort on the job for the majority of the scheduled shift.

Requires close attention and mental effort (less than three hours per shift)

in carrying out the multiple assigned duties for twelve to twenty five

patients: recording of blood pressures, I & O, obtaining and documenting

accucheck results, and distributing and collecting dietary trays

Education and Experience Required

High school diploma or (GED) equivalent is required.

Must have a State of Florida Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant Certificate or a Patient Care Technician certificate.

Minimum of 6 months hospital experience in a patient care setting preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

Current State of Florida Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant Certificate or a Patient Care Technician certificate.

Must maintain a current Basic Life Support Card by AHA

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.