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Company: Northwest Medical Center
Location: Margate, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech



SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Certified Nursing Assistant

Various Departments

Full Time Various Shifts Available 0.9 FTE

Northwest Medical Center

Margate, FL

Facility Descriptions:

The East Florida Division encompasses 14 different hospitals with various bed sizes from Miami to the Treasure Coast. We are a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Historically HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!

Northwest Medical Center is a 289-bed medical center and healthcare complex, continuously expanding and incorporating the latest technology in the delivery of care. Awarded the Gold Seal of Approval™ from the Joint Commission which indicates our high standards in performance providing the highest level of services to the population to our community.  Northwest Medical Center is also certified by the Joint Commission as primary stroke center and an accredited chest pain center by the American College of Cardiology. We are recognized as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.


Our facility continues growing to meet the needs of the community we serve and features expanded capabilities in emergency, critical care, as well as women's and children's services. Out state of the art maternity care includes the only Level III NICU in northern Broward County. The breadth and depth of these service lines translates to increased professional opportunities for our colleagues. We invite you to join a dynamic team of dedicated healthcare professionals and explore your grow potential.


What is StarTech?

StarTech refers to the Star Technician Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program.

The StarTech program is a unique educational opportunity designed to meet the crucial needs for newly licensed Certified Nursing Assistants.

The paid 6-week program combines classroom interactive lectures, skills training, electronic health record training, and hands-on clinical training done at the hiring facility.

This full time opportunity is broken down into one week of classroom training followed by five weeks of hands on training where successful graduates will be offered a full time position.


A few things to know before you apply:

You must hold a Certified Nursing Assistant certification from the State of Florida in addition to a Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association

No experience is necessary - it is actually preferred!

A strict schedule of learning is required for the first 6 weeks and you must be able to comply to be accepted- no exceptions

Some travel may be required


We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.

Job Description:

The Certified Nursing Assistant assists the professional nursing staff by performing patient care activities, clerical functions and ensuring patient satisfaction under the supervision of the RN in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of each facility.


Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists patients with the activities of daily living (ADLs) - which include but are not limited to bathing, eating, dressing, transferring, ambulating, toileting, etc.

  • Completes patient vital signs, input/output, blood glucose checks, daily weight and other tasks as assigned and notifies nurse with significant changes.

  • Answers patient call lights promptly and reports patient needs to assigned nursing personnel for follow up.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to volume, census, and acuity.

  • Follows through with assignments and informs supervisor if unable to complete tasks.

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for completion of assignments and delivery of safe effective and appropriate care in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Explains all treatment and care to the patient and/or family members.



  • Graduate of a program for Certified Nursing Assistant is preferred

  • Active Certified Nursing Assistant certification from the State of Florida

  • Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association

  • No previous C.N.A. experience preferred

  • Ability to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays

  • Knowledge of medical terminology is a plus

  • Ability to lift, push, pull 50 pounds

  • Customer service experience preferred

  • Excellent work ethic, professional appearance, and a kind compassionate demeanor is needed



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