Sr. Certified Nursing Assistant - Schiff Center
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-01
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The University of Miami Schiff Center has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The Sr. Certified Nursing Assistant will perform advanced level acute patient care activities under the supervision of a registered nurse. The Sr. Certified Nursing Assistant assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, and eating, and collects noninvasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs. Additionally, the incumbent works closely with patients helping them with other activities of daily living such as transferring from the bed to a chair, performing minor physical therapy routines and turning in bed to prevent bed sores. While CNAs may have to measure the amount of fluid intake from patients receiving nutrition intravenously, the Sr. CNA can assemble, monitor and discontinue the feeding.
Provides for patients’ personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves, and assisting with showers. Assists with meals and feeds patients, ambulates, turns, and positions patients, and provides fresh water and nourishment between meals. Administers enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, therapeutic and sitz baths, and applies restraints. 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 professional assessment. 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. Performs minor physical therapy routines and turning in bed to prevent bed sores. May collect urine samples, attach EKG leads and remove catheters. Assembles, monitors, and discontinues feeding of intravenous nutrition. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
Graduate from an accredited school of Certified Nursing Assistant
Certification and Licensing:
Valid Florida Certified Nursing Assistant License
Minimum 3 year of relevant experience
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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