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Patient Care Associate: Nursing Administration - Pembroke Pines, FL - CNA

Company: Memorial Hospital Pembroke
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Job Description:

Patient Care Associate: Nursing Administration - Pembroke Pines, FLHiring for all PCA openings at South for all shifts, Full Time, Part Time, and Staff Relief. All areas:Medical/Telemetry Clinical Decision:--;The observation unit at Memorial Hospital Pembroke is a 54 bed hybrid, protocol driven unit; receiving patients with a variety of disease processes (including chest pain, COPD exacerbation, abdominal pain, TIA, etc.). It is one of only two observation units in the entire healthcare system and the largest observation unit by far. Patients stay on the unit for additional medications and/or testing, for approximately 24 hours - 36 hours, before the decision to admit to an inpatient status or discharge home is made. We offer an education friendly learning environment that you will get no where else in Memorial. Our nurses are some of the sharpest and highly trained observation nurses in the state of Florida. Working in the observation unit at Pembroke will prepare you to work in almost any other nursing environment of your choosing. Our nurses work closely with our physician team and have developed some of the most progressive evidence based observation management protocols in the United States. Come be part of the few, the proud, the observation team!Telemetry: complex 24 bed hybrid unit admitting both observation patients and inpatient telemetry patients alike. This provides nurses with a wide variety of training in a vast diversity of diagnoses: COPD/Shortness of breath, diabetes, complex wound care, chest pain, post-operative care and medical management of a vast array of diagnosis. We have a dynamic veteran team with a combined experience level that does not exist in other clinical settings. We want you to be part of our dynamic team on 3 East as you begin your life long career as a nurse.Progressive Care: 22 bed telemetry unit that specializes in patients suffering from complex medical illnesses such as congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, sepsis and patient stepping down from ICU and IMCU. The nurses on this unit are highly specialized in cardiac health, arrhythmia interpretation, managing non-titratable drips and disease process. All nurses are required to complete a comprehensive progressive care course. This allows our team to care for patients in a very specialized setting. This amazing team collaborates with our quality specialist to provide evidence based practices through our program Transitioning Care at the Bedside (TCAB) and has some of the best quality outcomes in the entire hospital.Neuro/Telemetry: 21 bed telemetry unit that specializes in patients suffering from an acute stroke or experiencing neurological impairments. The nurses on this unit are highly specialized in quick stroke identification and intervention including nontitratable drips. We will work with you to achieve NIH certification and so much more. This extraordinary team collaborates with the stroke coordinator and our neurologists to assure that each patient receives individualized care, while adhering to the most recent evidence based practices recommended by The American Heart Association.Med/Surg/Telemetry: 21 bed telemetry unit that specializes in the care of the post-operative patient. The nurses on this unit are highly specialized in the prevention of surgical site infections, care for patients undergoing various surgical procedures, and optimizing patients health pre and post-surgery. The nursing team collaborates with our perioperative teams and highly trained surgeons to provide a seamless recovery and ease the patient into transitioning home. Our focus is pain management, early mobility, and patient satisfaction. We have the top performing Bariatric program in the entire healthcare system and some of the best outcomes and patient experience scores in the hospital!PACU: The PACU team at MHP is a small, but mighty family! PACU nursing is a unique field, nurses in this specialty must be able to work in high-pressure environments and knowledgeable in treating postoperative side effects from anesthesia. Patients come in and out of the PACU quickly, and their conditions must be closely monitored. PACU nurses work primary during the weekday, but emergencies happen and operating rooms must always be ready, so on-call, evening, and weekend hours are also common. Summary:Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care and other related technical and clinical support activities.Detailed responsibilities:--- Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including but not limited to: monitoring vital signs, EKG testing, phlebotomy, taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.--- Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including bathing, grooming, and eating--- Monitors patient status and response; Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.--- Assists with keeping patient rooms/areas stocked, clean and orderly.--- Assist with transporting patients, as needed.--- Additional duties as assigned.Competencies and skills:Essential:--- STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.--- CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.--- ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.--- RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.--- PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.--- ORGANIZATION SKILLS: Organizes work to achieve maximum efficiency.--- PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"--- PATIENT SAFETY - ANCILLARY/SUPPORT: Contributes to a safe patient care environment.--;--;Education:Essential:--- Other Education Source--- Other Education Source--;Education specialization:Essential:--- Phlebotomy Competency--- Electrocardiogram CompetencyCredentials:Essential:--- BLS Certification--- BLS American Heart E-Card--;Other information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: Six (6) month patient care experience required if no prior completion of patient care training.------EKG and phlebotomy competencies are required within 6 months of hire date.--;--;Working conditions:Essential:--- Bending and Stooping 60.00%--- Climbing 20.00%--- Keyboard Entry 60.00%--- Kneeling 60.00%--- Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 60.00%--- Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%--- Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%--- Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%--- Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%--- Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%--- Reaching 60.00%--- Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%--- Running 40.00%--- Sitting 60.00%--- Squatting 60.00%--- Standing 60.00%--- Walking 60.00%--- Audible Speech 60.00%--- Hearing Acuity 60.00%--- Depth Perception 60.00%--- Distinguish Color 60.00%--- Seeing - Far 60.00%--- Seeing - Near 60.00%--- Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%--- Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%--- Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%--- Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 60.00%--- Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 60.00%--- Cytotoxic Chemicals 20.00%--- Dust 40.00%--- Gas/Vapors/Fumes 60.00%--- Hazardous Chemicals 20.00%--- Hazardous Medication 20.00%--- Latex 20.00%--- Computer Monitor 60.00%--- Domestic Animals 20.00%--- Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00%--- Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%--- Potential for Physical Assault 20.00%--- Radiation 20.00%--- Wet or Slippery Surfaces 60.00% --;Organizational Profile:Memorial Hospital Pembroke joined Memorial Healthcare System in 1995, adding 301 licensed beds and a wide range of clinical expertise to the system. New facilities and programs continue to be added, providing a wide scope of services such as:

  • Bariatrics
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Care
  • Hernia Repair
  • Medical Detoxification
  • Stroke Treatment
  • Wound Care
  • 24/7 Care CenterThe Joint Commission has ranked Memorial Hospital Pembroke as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, and the hospital has received the Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Award for Stroke by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.Disclaimer:This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

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