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Certified Nursing Assistant Advanced

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Health
Categories: Certified Nursing Assistant
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 PM-7:30 AM
Schedule: Variable


Are you a Certified Nursing Assistant who would like to work in the Hospital setting? Lee Health is seeking both experienced and new graduate CNA's. We recognize employees for a job well done, and treat everyone with dignity and respect. We provide opportunities for growth and career development, and not only enable but empower employees to do their best!

*The best qualified candidates will be selected for an interview at which time the recruiter will be discussing specific shift(s), campus and department/unit openings with you that are available at the time of your interview.

Shifts available may be:
7:00a-7:30p or 7:00p-7:30a or any other combination

Positions MAY BE available at the following hospital campuses:
Cape Coral Hospital
Gulf Coast Medical Center
Lee Memorial Hospital
Health Park Medical Center
Golisano Children's Hospital

*An active FL state CNA certification which is in good standing.
*Proof of an American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification which is current and does not expire within the next 90 days.

If you have recently moved from another state and have an active CNA certification, you must apply to the State of Florida Board of Nursing for FL certification. During the time while you are awaiting receipt of the Florida certification, you may be allowed to work for 120 days under reciprocity.

Please refer to FL Board of Nursing Website: for information on certification requirements.

DUTIES: Provides patient care duties under the guidance and direction of the nurse. Responsible for implementing components of the plan of care through the initiation/completion of procedures relating to basic human, mental health and social needs, comfort, safety and emergency measures; activities of daily living; personal care needs; nutrition and fluid and elimination needs. May have access to and transport non-controlled medications as directed.


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; completion of a State Approved, CNA Education Program required (with at least 120 hours of academic studies and clinical training; 165 hours preferred in Acute Care).

Experience: Previous CNA work experience preferred; or new graduate CNA with clinical training.

Training: Proof of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required; current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date. *This is not basic CPR.

License: Current Florida CNA Certification; or a CNA certification active in another state which is transferrable to obtain Florida certification under reciprocity.

Other: Communication and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, and customer service skills required; knowledge of medical terminology.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Overhead Work Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Others (note below) Accepts flexible schedule to meet unit needs Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)