Performs various direct patient care activities under the
supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or
undressing, bathing, or eating. Collects non-invasive body fluid
specimens or gathers vital signs but does not start or administer
intravenous fluids. Aids physicians and nursing staff members with
procedures if needed. Documents patient interactions as needed.
Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish
goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general
supervision. High school diploma or equivalent. No experience
necessary. Certification from an accredited nursing assistant
Dreaming of living in paradise? Want to join a team delivering
unmatched patient care? If so, we have the perfect role for
What We Stand For: Lower Keys Medical Center is committed to the
delivery of consistent quality services in a safe and fiscally
responsible manner that meet the needs of patients, physicians,
employees and our community; and to the maintenance of an
environment that encourages individual development, teamwork and
pride with compassion and respect for each person.
What We Do: Lower Keys Medical Center (LKMC) is a 167 bed, full
service, Joint Commission accredited, outstanding, acute care
medical facility with a
- 24/7 emergency room
- 24/7 laboratory
- 24/7 radiology services
- 24/7 specially equipped medical transport helicopter
LKMC is also proud to be the only hospital in the Florida Keys
that offers labor and delivery services. We also offer physical
therapy in Key West using a multi-joint strength system, in
addition to other innovative systems and equipment for customized
LKMC is fully accredited by the State of Florida and the gold
standard, The Joint Commission.
What Does a Nursing Assistant Do? As a Nursing Assistant with
Lower Keys Medical Center, you will spend your day
- Assisting nursing service personnel with a variety of patient
care activities, and related services necessary in caring for the
personal needs, and comfort, of patients.
- Assist with personal hygiene, takes vital signs, and changes
- May serve and collect food trays, provide for between-meal
nourishment, and clean, sterilize, store and prepare other
- Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform
the functions of the job.
- You will work under immediate supervision, and typically report
to a registered nurse or supervisor.
What's In It For You? Joining the LKMC team gives you an
unmatched experience of being a part of something much larger,
growth potential, full benefits package, competitive salary,
Which Qualifications Do You Need? In order to set you up for
success, you need the basics of
- High School Diploma or equivalent required.
- Familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices,
- Two years of medical experience is preferred, however not
Lower Key Medical Center is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability
or any other legally protected status.