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Type: Full Time
Location: Pensacola, Florida
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
* West Florida Healthcare is proud to be the only hospital in the area to offer all private rooms as well as the area's only Accredited Chest Pain Center. The facility is also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and is the area's only accredited Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital, and a mental health facility.
Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare offers major services in cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, emergency care, behavioral health, obstetrics, rehabilitative medicine and many other medical specialties.
For more information about the hospital, visit www.westfloridahospital.com
The PCT provides quality care to patients under the direction of a licensed Nurse and performs clerical and receptionist duties.
Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
Demonstrates knowledge and application of basic patient care, to include activities of daily living, vital signs, and intake and output.
Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy & protection of patient confidentiality.
Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
Monitors and documents information regarding patient care activities to the patient activities, as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Completes, executes, and performs secretarial tasks such as order entry, filing, and organizing patient charts and medication orders.
Communicates, interacts, and participates in team work on the unit.
Demonstrates an understanding of patients' charts, physician orders, and nursing orders.
Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff, and physicians.
Demonstrates an understanding and is proficient in the use of computer and office equipment.
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care, or the services delivered.
Demonstrates knowledge of the notification reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medial error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
Regular, punctual, and dependable attendance.
May have access to the medication room or designated area(s) to transport, assemble, and stock (inventory) of non-scheduled drugs and biologicals to include but not limited to fluids, sterile water, normal saline, and irrigations.
Other duties as assigned.
Military Medic/Corpsman Training
Completion of a Nursing Assistant Course
Successful completion (grade C or above) of Fundamentals of Nursing course
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
Within 90 days of hire
We are committed to:
Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.