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The BPEI-Ambulatory Surgery Unit at the University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The CNA aids in nursing procedures and patient care tasks under the direction of a Registered Nurse.Provides for patient's personal hygiene: gives bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves, and assists with showers.Provides for activities of daily living: assists with meals and feeds patients; ambulates, turns, and positions patients; provides fresh water and nourishment between meals.Administers enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths, and applies restraints.Checks vital signs and weight; performs sugar and acetone urine testing, specimen collection, and post-mortem care.Provides for comfort needs of patients.Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.Utilizes resources and materials in an efficient and safe manner.Maintains a safe and attractive environment for patients and co-workers; transports patients and equipment as appropriate.Promptly answers patients' call lights and requests.Reports observations of a patient to the nurse caring for the patient to ensure professional assessment.Maintains good working relations among all nursing unit personnel and other hospital employees through appropriate communication.Observe patients' conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to nursing staff.Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.Provide patient care by supplying and emptying bed pans, applying dressings and supervising exercise routines.
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current/valid Florida Certified Nursing Assistant license.
CPR/BLS certification required
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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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.
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