Community Health Systems Patient Assistant I - Post Surgical (Full-Time Days) in Crestview, Florida


For more than 40 years,NorthOkaloosaMedicalCenterhas been providing healthcare services to the people of Northwest Florida andSouth Alabama. We are a progressive, acute-care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission. We believe in providing convenient, comprehensive care in a comfortable setting. While we believe it s vital to stay up to date with technology, we will never lose sight of what s truly important – the human interaction that is crucial to providing quality care. Our goal is to anticipate the needs and exceed the expectations of our patients and their families, ALWAYS.

NorthOkaloosaMedicalCenteris committed to offering competitive benefits including:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision

  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • 401(K)

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday

Position Summary:

Assists with direct patient care, including vital signs, personal hygiene, dietary needs and ambulation, for neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.

Reports to the patient care nurse and charge nurse.

Assists the Charge Nurse with organization of the workstation, processing physician s orders and maintaining supplies. Secretarial support in the functional areas of correspondence, date retrieval, order entry, record keeping, communication, confidentiality and maintaining patient s medical record. May function as a preceptor for (and thus be accountable for) orienting unit secretary or nursing technician.

Responsible for demonstrating ethical and appropriate clinical behavior while continually assuring the patient s dignity, privacy and rights with respect to the age of the patient.



High school graduate or GED with reading and writing skills required.


Minimum one year of prior Certified Nurse Assistant experience preferred.

Typing/keyboarding/mouse skills are required due to electronic recordkeeping.


Currently licensed as a CNA in the State ofFlorida.

Unit secretary experience preferred.

Must have a current BLS certification prior to hire date. Certification must be approved by the American Heart Association.

Job: Nursing

Organization: North Okaloosa Medical Center

Location: FL-Crestview

Requisition ID: 1807675