HCA, Hospital Corporation of America CNA in St Petersburg, Florida

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant 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.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications Include:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required .

  • 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 experience is required.

  • 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.

Title: CNA

Location: Florida-St Petersburg-St Petersburg General Hospital - St Petersburg

Requisition ID: 01387-4261