Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:50 AM
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT :
Salary: 821.70 bi weekly
Posting Closing Date: 10/13/2017
SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
APD TACACHALE HEALTH CLINIC
The individual assigned to this position is responsible for performing prescribed care and treatment of patients under the direction of professional nursing staff and transportation for all off campus medical appointments.
Perform direct care and treatment and monitors the health status of patients under the supervision and direction of professional nursing staff. Perform simple nursing measures such as but not limited to: applying splints and positioning devices, making occupied and unoccupied beds, changing linens, taking vital signs, weights, recording intake and output, etc. Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures. Observe all facility safety, infection control policy and procedures.
Provide the assistance necessary when giving residents the following activities of daily living nursing care: oral hygiene; bathing; dressing and grooming; hair and nail care; shaving; toileting; assistance with meals, nourishments and transportation to meal service areas; and mobility. Assist in obtaining urine, blood, and other specimens. Respond to residents needs promptly and reports concerns and observations to supervisor.
Transport residents to outside medical appointments.
Participate in emergency response on campus including but not limited to driving the emergency vehicle.
Participate in the development and implementation of the care plan as outlined by the nursing plan of care. Carries out and documents programs and activities as indicated on individual support plan.
Assist medical and nursing personnel during minor surgical procedures, and specialty clinics.
Assist in general maintenance; cleaning and organization of physical plant, equipment and supplies. Assembles and sterilizes instrument trays for minor surgery.
Assist in maintain inventory of medical, nursing, and central supplies.
Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
Must have the ability to perform the following physical tasks continually or frequently throughout the work day: climbing, grasping, kneeling, pushing/pulling, reaching above head, lifting at least 40 pounds, standing, stooping or bending at waist.
Must have the ability to plan, organize, and coordinate activities.
Must have the ability to follow behavior support plans.
Must have the ability to implement resident programs.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
** NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.
Direct Deposit Program : As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.
Background Screening requirement : It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.
Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of L
• Location: Gainesville
• Post ID: 18837442 gainesville