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Lakeland Regional Health is a leading medical center located in Central Florida. With a legacy spanning over a century, we have been dedicated to serving our community with excellence in healthcare. As the only Level 2 Trauma center for Polk, Highlands, and Hardee counties, and the second busiest Emergency Department in the US, we are committed to providing high-quality care to our diverse... patient population. Our facility is licensed for 892 beds and handles over 200,000 emergency room visits annually, along with 49,000 inpatient admissions, 21,000 surgical cases, 4,000 births, and 101,000 outpatient visits.

Lakeland Regional Health is currently seeking motivated individuals to join our team in various entry-level positions. Whether you're starting your career in healthcare or seeking new opportunities to make a difference, we have roles available across our primary and specialty clinics, urgent care centers, and upcoming standalone Emergency Department. With over 7,000 employees, Lakeland Regional Health offers a supportive work environment where you can thrive and grow professionally.

Active - Benefit Eligible and Accrues Time Off

Work Hours per Biweekly Pay Period: 72.00

Shift: Weekdays with Rotating Weekends

Location: 1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd Lakeland, FL

Pay Rate: Min $15.45 Mid $17.39

Position Summary

Deliver care to patients under the direction/delegation of the Registered Nurse or licensed nurse assigned by the RN, as needed, and must be able to perform satisfactorily the specific patient care skills as outlined by the facility and the department(s). Must effectively interact with patients, families and other health team members. Must report pertinent information to the RN or licensed nurse assigned by the RN, as needed, and respond to requests for information in a timely manner. Assist with tasks to support patient care.

Position Responsibilities

People At The Heart Of All That We Do
• Fosters an inclusive and engaged environment through teamwork and collaboration.
• Ensures patients and families have the best possible experiences across the continuum of care.
• Communicates appropriately with patients, families, team members, and our community in a manner that treasures all people as uniquely created.

Safety And Performance Improvement
• Behaves in a mindful manner focused on self, patient, visitor, and team safety.
• Demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality work.
• Participates actively in process improvement and adoption of standard work.

Stewardship
• Demonstrates responsible use of LRH's resources including people, finances, equipment and facilities.
• Knows and adheres to organizational and department policies and procedures.

People At The Heart Of All We Do
• Fosters an inclusive and engaged environment through teamwork and collaboration.
• Ensures patients and families have the best possible experiences across the continuum of care.
• Communicates appropriately with patients, families, team members, and our community in a manner that treasures all people as uniquely created.

Safety And Performance Improvement
• Behaves in a mindful manner focused on self, patient, visitor, and team safety.
• Demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality work.
• Participates actively in process improvement and adoption of standard work.

Stewardship
• Demonstrates responsible use of LRH's resources including people, finances, equipment and facilities.
• Knows and adheres to organizational and department policies and procedures.

Standard Work Duties: PCA - Certified
• Performs activities of daily living as delegated by the RN.
• Provides for patient safety, quality, privacy and comfort through intentional/hourly rounding following standard work processes.
• Immediately communicates any changes in patient condition or behavior to RN.
• Accurate and timely documentation/communication of vital signs, intake and output, weights.
• Role models our Promises in every interaction with patients, families and team members.
• Adheres to HIPPA standards
Performs other related duties as assigned
• Competencies & Skills

Essential:
• Computer Skills
• Effective reading, verbal and communication skills
Knowledge of providing activities of daily living, obtaining vital signs, and mobilizing patients
• Qualifications & Experience

Essential:
• High School or Equivalent

Essential:
• Approved PCA program

Essential:
• Basic Life Support

Other information:

Certifications Preferred: Certified by state of Florida as PCA
Lakeland FL United States

salary-criteria

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