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(FT) Certified Nursing Assistant-UMHC/SCCC/Stem Cell Transplant Unit-$5,000 Sign On Bonus

UHealth University of Miami Health System
Miami-Dade County, FL
Closing date
Jun 24, 2022

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Science, Life Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Nursing
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Stem Cell Transplant Unit has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A). The C.N.A:

  • Observes and reports patient's status and needs
  • Answers call lights and attends to/reports patient needs
  • Obtains weights, vital signs and reports results
  • Implements patient care plan established by the RN to meet the patient needs.
  • Obtains specimens and transport to and sends through designated tube
  • Transfers, moves and repositions patients
  • Transports patients
  • Operates all equipment in a safe manner.
  • Assist with l procedures/care in a safe manner
  • Obtains specimens and transport as applicable
  • Updates patient intake/output including oral intake only, measured urine output, and measured urinary catheter output and other tubes after emptying.
  • Assist patient with ADLs including cleansing of perineal area and catheter
  • Assists patient with feeding/meals
  • Assists patients with elimination needs
  • Transfers, moves and repositions patients
  • Makes occupied/unoccupied and surgical beds.
  • Assist with admissions , transfers and discharges
  • Assist with post mortem care.
  • Has knowledge of patient's health status, treatment plan and progress of assigned patients.
  • Rounding on patient every two hours: safety issues.
  • Checking rooms on a daily basis, supplying rooms with new admissions kits, making admission paperwork packets prn. Take report from off going shift.
  • Answer patients call lights and telephone calls within reasonable time.
  • Takes action in emergency/rapidly changing situations and takes basic life sustaining or other appropriate steps to temporarily manage the situation.
  • Alerts appropriate RN team members as emergencies arise, or when changes in patient status are noted.
  • Upon request, is able to gather equipment that will be needed to control emergency patient care situations.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing assistant

Certification and Licensing:
  • Valid Florida C.N.A License, BLS certification required


  • Two years recent experience preferred
  • Ambulatory or inpatient 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. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Associated topics: asn, care unit, coronary, domiciliary, intensive care, intensive care unit, mhb, neonatal, psychatric, surgery
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