Certified Nursing Assistant-UMHC - SCCC - Kendall - CTU
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

Posted in Education and Training
about 1 month ago



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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 UMHC - SCCC - Kendall - CTU department 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 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 Implements patient care plan established by the RN to meet the patient needs. 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. Responsible for clinical and clerical functions of the respective unit. Performs secretarial duties for the unit including but not limited to faxing, copying, mailing, and typing any essential material. Answers telephone promptly and courteously using proper telephone etiquette and routes calls and messages appropriately. Ability to work both in the clinical and clerical setting. Implements appropriate preventative measure for patients identified with safety risks (i.e. falls). Schedules follow-up appointments and consults ensuring patient has appropriate information and provides patients with directions to the areas involved. Schedules and prepares patients for labs, diagnostic procedures, OR, and radiation treatment (i.e. CT, MRI, Bone Scan, etc.) Retrieves and/or assists clinical personnel in retrieving diagnostic studies from OTG and/or UMHC/JMH lab computers as needed. Retrieves and prints schedules for the next day. Enter in the next day Daily Lab Sheet, Daily Labs and Lab Orders for the next shift. All forms must be completed. Enter in the ADT sheet all admissions, discharges and transfers. Label all charts appropriately and completely. Make sure all OPD charges are entered in the computer appropriately. Make certain Ambulance log is properly filled out and completed. Assures that Kardex entries are completed, updated and properly placed back in card holder daily. Ensure equipment on Unit is working properly. Orders supplies for stock room Maintains area stocked with the necessary supplies and forms. Checks PA system on a daily basis. Mail is to be picked up daily from the Mailroom. Able to function as a monitor Tech when appropriate. Consistently maintain complete confidentiality of all medical, financial, employee, computer and other sensitive materials, which may violate HIPAA regulations and/or jeopardize the privacy of others. Acts as role model and maintain professional demeanor at all times. Maintains clinical competency. Consults internal experts when appropriate. Maintains documentation of the continuing education requirements. Maintains CPR provider card. Attends all mandatory in-services as directed Actively supports and participates in performance improvement activities Seeks/accepts training to learn new skills and maintain current competencies. Maintains professional certifications/licensure in active status. Practices within the guidelines and scope of a certified nursing assistant Displays courtesy toward customers by introducing self and addressing customer by name. Meets customers' expectation by listening to them, demonstrating sensitivity and awareness of others. Follows through to ensure that established expectations are satisfied; keep customers informed of progress. Works effectively and cooperatively in groups/teams to ensure quality patient care. Communicates effective with manager and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Attempts to resolves patient/physicians and visitors complaints and refers unresolved issues to managers. Demonstrate dependability/reliability by promptly reporting to work when scheduled. Serves as mentor and role model Compliance with UM, Hospital and department policies and procedures Other duties as assigned

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 (Essential Requirements):

  • High School education required.
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing assistant
  • Current/valid CNA license required.
  • BLS certification required
  • Two years recent experience preferred
  • One year of relevant nursing experience required
  • Ambulatory or inpatient experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven track record of building relationships with physicians, direct reports and key staff
  • Moderate to advanced computer literacy and skills


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.

Job Status:
Full time

Employee Type:
Staff

Pay Grade:
h81


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