Certified Nursing Assistant, Neurology Telemetry UTower, Full Time
Company: UHealth University of Miami Health System
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 4, 2022
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Up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus
Shift: (days, evening, nights, variable shifts, depends on
Work Location: University of Miami Hospital
The Department of Neurology Telemetry has an exciting opportunity
for a full-time Certified Nursing Assistant at UTower.
- The Certified Nursing Assistant performs various direct patient
care activities under the supervision of a registered nurse.
- More specifically, the incumbent assists patients in dressing
or undressing, bathing, and eating, and collects noninvasive body
fluid specimens or gathers vital signs.
- Additionally, this employee aids physicians and nursing staff
members with procedures and documents patient interactions.
- Provides for patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans,
urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves, and assisting with
- Assists with meals and feeds patients, ambulates, turns, and
positions patients, and provides fresh water and nourishment
- Administers enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical
preps, ice packs, heat treatments, therapeutic and sitz baths, and
- Performs sugar and acetone urine testing, specimen collection,
and post-mortem care.
- Answers patients' call lights and requests promptly.
- Maintains a safe and attractive environment for patients and
staff and transports patients and equipment.
- Reports patient conditions to the assigned nurse to ensure
- Measures and records food and liquid intake and output, and
checks and records vital signs.
- Provides patient help with walking, exercising, and moving in
and out of bed.
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures
and safeguards University assets.#Talroo
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be
all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or
responsibilities as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent
Certification and Licensing:
CNA license and BLS certification
1 year of relevant Acute Care hospital experience preferred
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a
comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition
remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only
university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care
powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at
the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we
are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and
sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters
each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide
recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care.
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Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza
("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of
Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide
ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and
clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or
clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or
termination of employment.
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