Assists patients with activities of daily living. Provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit. As a constant observer/Patient sitter is responsible in assisting and accompanying patients as per instruction given/provided by a nurse. The focus is to provide constant observation accompany the patient, assist and ensure patient safety and report any changes to the nurse. This is done under the direction and supervision of a nurse.
Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)
High School graduate or one year experience as Nursing Assistant
Minimum of six months to one year of related work experience
Successful completion of CNA course/certification
Requires a thorough knowledge of basic nursing functions to meet patient needs for ADL's, must be able to work rapidly under stressful situations with many interruptions.
Good oral and communication skills in the English language.
Basic computer skills.
Current BLS certification- American Heart Association.
CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) certification.
Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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Internal Number: 2005038437
About Palmetto General Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.