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Health Care District of Palm Beach County  Physician Jobs

Nursing Assistant Job In Riviera Beach, Florida

Certified Nursing Assistant - Part-Time EOW (11:00pm-7:30am) Healey Center

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Company: Health Care District of Palm Beach County Profession/Specialty: Nursing Assistant Location: Riviera Beach, Florida 33403 Type of Facility: Group
Job Description

Please note this position is Part-time EOW shift (11:00pm - 7:30am).

 

The Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center provides long-term and short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing care to eligible Palm Beach County residents 21 and older. The Healey Center, located in a new 120-bed facility in Riviera Beach, is proud of its success in returning residents to their highest optimal capabilities. For more information visit www.hcdpbc.org/HealeyCenter.


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General Statement of Job

Under direct supervision, the purpose of the position is to provide assistance to Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses in the delivery of Health Care Services. Employees in this position are responsible for performing non-licensed work to meet the hygienic, emotional, and physical needs of residents to assist them in restoring, reaching, and/or maintaining their optimal level of function.  Care is performed in compliance with a written plan of care and assignment.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Does walking rounds at the start and end of each shift with the outgoing and oncoming staff.

Observes residents and reports any changes in behavior or condition to licensed nurse.  Reports all negative behavior to licensed nurse.

Provides assistance to those residents in need of personal care, including bathing; back, foot, nail and mouth care; dressing; grooming; transporting; and feeding, including serving and collecting food trays.

Assists or performs range of motion, turning, positioning, lifting, and transferring of residents according to resident care needs and in accordance with policy.

Follows written nursing plan of care and assignments, including performing tasks such as Range of Motion, Ambulation, Walk to Dine, Bed Mobility, assisting/cueing residents with feeding,  and Bowel and Bladder program and Activities of Daily Living.  This includes restorative nursing as well as providing the care for dependent residents. 

Transports residents using wheelchairs, stretchers, recliners, or assists them to walk with or without assistive devices.

Changes bed linens, keeps residents dry and bedside equipment clean.

Collects specimens such as, urine, stool, and sputum.

Measures/takes vital signs, blood pressure, percentage of meal consumption, fluid intake, resident output, and related data and documents.

Applies non prescription ointments and lotions, and applies external catheters and drainage bags.

Assists other nursing staff with complex nursing care of residents or at times two are required for care.

Reports all problems when observed to the Licensed Nurse on duty and/or to the Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager or Nursing Supervisor.

Reports when coming on duty and/or leaving the unit for any reason.

Ensures resident safety during care and monitors for environmental hazards and unsafe conditions.

Completes additional duties as assigned including checking and maintaining specific areas or dining room assistance. 

Documents: care, treatments, and observations on flow sheets or other documents as directed.  Maintains proper filing of resident documentation.

Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in Red Cross shelters or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural.

Customer Service: 

Every employee knows and understands his/her customers and focuses on delivering to them the highest quality services(s) in the context of the overall mission.

Communication:  

The ability to express ideas effectively face-to-face, as well as in writing, in individual and group situations, adjusting language and terminology to the needs of the audience, and the ability to synthesize information received verbally and in writing.

Teamwork: 

Creates effective working relationships within and across organizational boundaries.

Initiative and Ingenuity:  

The capacity for self-motivation that is manifested by innovation and creativity.

Commitment to Quality:  

Consistently maintains a high level of quality that meets specific standard operating practices and procedures, consistent with organizational goals.

Productivity:

Employee makes use of work time in an efficient and productive manner.

Promoting Quality, Customer Service and Productivity: 

Utilizes continuous quality assurance processes to ensure quality, appropriate services are rendered to the customer in order to meet or surpass established goals and objectives

Meeting Strategic Goals and Objectives:  

Plans actions to accomplish designated and desired outcomes.

Diversity Competencies:

In the interest of ensuring continued workforce diversity at the Health Care District every staff member is required to:

         Promote team building among a diverse workforce, model a positive attitude regarding diversity, create and maintain a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity, and demonstrate recognition of the value of individual and cultural differences.

         Ensure that service delivery is provided in a culturally competent way and consistently treat customers, partners, and coworkers with dignity and respect.




Education: 

High school diploma or GED preferred.

Experience:

1 year 

Certification: 

CPR certification required.

Licensure: 

State of Florida, Department of Health Certified Nurse’s Assistant required.




The Health Care District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the application process or candidates with other questions should contact Human Resources.

 
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About Health Care District of Palm Beach County

Dedicated to the Health of the Community The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established in 1988 as a special taxing district that is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,000 employees. The Health Care District's mission is to ensure access to a comprehensive health care system and the delivery of quality services for the residents of Palm Beach County. The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a nationally recognized Trauma System, adult and pediatric services at the four C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, a pharmacy operation, a long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and its acute care hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, in rural western Palm Beach County. 

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