Certified Nursing Assistant-Lennar - Perioperative Services OR

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-06
Req: R100042209
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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 Perioperative Services OR Department at Lennar has an exciting opportunity for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The CNA assists in patient care throughout nursing areas. Performs general receptionist and clerical duties
in order to facilitate efficient functioning of the nursing unit. Uses concepts taught to solve problems, operate sterilization equipment, assemble and decontaminate surgical instrument and work in a surgical processing environment. Observes and reports patient’s status and needs. Obtains weights, vital signs and reports results. Obtains specimens and transport to and sends designated department. Operates all equipment in a safe manner. 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. Demonstrates age specific competencies. Participate in quality improvement initiatives. Demonstrates a surgical conscience by practicing aseptic technique at all times. Demonstrates a working knowledge of all required equipment, instrumentation and supplies being utilized during the procedure. Initiates the decontamination process of the instrumentation equipment. Insures the care of specialty items. 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. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

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):
• Graduate from an accredited school of nursing assistant
• Two years recent experience preferred
• Ambulatory experience preferred
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Proven track record of building relationships with physicians, direct reports and key staff

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.

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Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 1/5/2021
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