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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Extern PRN 6S Orthopedic/Spine Unit in Gainesville, Florida

// /NFRMC is a 510 bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida for over 49 years. NFRMC offers comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, women’s health and wound therapy, among other services. NFRMC is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center by ACC (American College of Cardiology), and is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery. NFRMC has also received the highest scores available recognizing their commitment to patient safety and quality of care./

_Position Description:_ Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Nurse Extern performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include: * Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene. * Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding. * Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments. * Assists patients in ambulating. * Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O. * Performs non sterile dressing changes. * Passes and collects bed pans. * Changes bed linens. * Unit Secretary duties * Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Position Requirements: * Currently enrolled in Nursing School. * Working knowledge of medical terminologyrequired . * BLS through American Heart Association is required. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds. An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Nurse Extern PRN 6S Orthopedic/Spine Unit

Location: Florida-Gainesville-North Florida Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00039-20819

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