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Patient Care Tech II M/S Observation Unit Full Time Days

Req #: 18000868
Location: Palm Coast, FL
Job Category: Patient Care
Organization: Florida Hospital Flagler
Potential Referral Bonus: $

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

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring personal hygiene and comfort care is delivered to all patients.
  • Assessing skin condition on all patients for potential skin breakdown and implements preventative measuring per wound/skin protocol. Communicating changes in skin integrity to the licensed nurse.
  • Ensuring patient rooms are neat and clean.
  • Responding to nurse/patient intercom system in a timely manner.
  • Obtaining vital signs per unit standard, reports abnormal findings to the licensed nurse.
  • Obtaining lab specimens per hospital policy and procedure.
  • Transporting patients as directed by licensed nursing personnel.
  • Discontinuing foley and straight catheters per licensed nurse instructions and per policy.
  • Notifying licensed nurse of problematic IV sites and discontinues peripheral IV sites per licensed nurse instructions.
  • Discontinuing nasogastric tubes per hospital policy as directed by the licensed nurse.
  • Evaluating patients on an ongoing basis utilizing the high risk profile and administers preventative measures when indicated.
  • Performing as a team member in assisting with safe and effective patient care.

 

What will you need?

  • High School Graduate/GED
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a certified nursing assistant
  • Current BLS required through the American Heart Association

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