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Nights CNA in Transitional Care

Memorial Hospital of Tampa - Tampa, Florida

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Job Code: 26537-4099

Full-time

Nights (rotating weekends)

Memorial Hospital of Tampa is seeking a qualified CNA for full-time night shift on our Transitional Care Unit.  Interviews are being scheduled now for consideration in our upcoming orientation class. 

 

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

•             Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
•             Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.
•             Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
•             Assists patients in ambulating.
•             Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
•             Performs non sterile dressing changes.
•             Passes and collects bed pans.
•             Changes bed linens.
•             Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and
   family members.
•             Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate
   utilizing computerized documentation systems.
•             Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
•             Orients and mentors new staff members.
 
 

Your Neighborhood. Your Hospital.

Memorial Hospital of Tampa, a member of HCA West Florida Division, has been providing comprehensive healthcare services for residents of south Tampa for more than 40 years. The 183-bed acute care hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and provides 24-hour Emergency Care, Behavioral Healthcare, Cardiovascular Services, General Surgery and Imaging & Diagnostic Services. Other specialized services include an accredited Diagnostic Sleep Lab, Digestive Health, Digital Mammography, Health 4 Seniors, Interventional Radiology, Inpatient & Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation, Robotic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Speech & Language Services, Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery, Women’s Health, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association required.
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program required.
  • Florida Certification as a Nurse Assistant required.
  • Previous hospital (acute-care) experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology required .
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Last Edited: 03/20/2017

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