Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Full Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Assists in maintaining patient skin integrity by:
Turning and repositioning patient according to policy.
Uses techniques to prevent skin shearing when moving patients.
Notifies nurse if skin breakdown observed.
Urine specimen collection and documentation.
Performs splinting. Performs pre and post splinting checks and documents
Inserts IV catheters in peripheral veins, installs locks, applies dressing and documents per hospital policy.
Provides correctly adjusted crutches, instructs patient on crutch walking and documents.
Removes Urinary Catheters and documents.
Reports observations to nurse.
Performs simple clean dressing changes and documents.
Performs accucheks and hemocults per hospital procedure and documents if credentialed.
Discontinues Nasogastric tubes, disposes of in accordance with hospital Biohazardous waste policy and Documents on patient record.
Removes peripheral IV catheters, disposes of in accordance with hospital Biohazardous waste policy.
Observes site and notifies nurse of condition.
Documents on patient record.
Performs unit based phlebotomy for patient lab tests and documents.
Empties Foley bags.
Documents on patient record
Documents patient care according to policy:
Intake and Output
Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
Takes vital signs and measures Intake/Output.
Transports patients, medical records, and equipment to destinations within scheduled time frames, observing correct techniques.
Assists in positioning, lifting, and ambulating patients, using appropriate safety precautions and body mechanics.
Rounds frequently on patients in assigned area.
Answers call lights in a timely manner.
Communicates patient requests, problems or concerns to the nurse.
Weighs patients using correct procedure.
Distributes linen supplies
What You Will Need:
High School education or equivalent
Florida State Certification as Nurse Assistant or,
EMT or Paramedic or,
Completion of introductory nursing in an approved RN program
Perform specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care in the assigned nursing unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with Division of Nursing standards
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