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Certified Nursing Assistant - Perioperative Services / UTower at University of Miami

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

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Location: Miami, Florida





Job Description:
Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant - Perioperative Services / UTower
Pay Grade: U1
Pay Band Min / Max: $21,432.32 -
Position Number: P100009251
Department / Hospital: UMH - Periop Services 7-STA

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world .

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a certified professional that fulfills the need of patient care in the hospital. Through collaborative efforts with members of the interdisciplinary team, the CNA performs various duties under the direction of the nurse, charge nurse and/or unit director or designee. The CNA performs various duties and observes the patients' conditions and reports to the nurse.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have a Current Florida C.N.A. and BLS (CPR) certification. One (1) year of patient care experience in a Acute Care (Hospital) setting preferred. Any combination of experience, education and/or certifications will be considered.

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. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami 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.