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Employer Spotlight: University of Miami Health System

What is the University of Miami Health System?

The University of Miami Health System, also known as UHealth, delivers the most advanced medical care to South Florida. UHealth's comprehensive network includes three hospitals, and more than 30 outpatient facilities in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Collier counties. UHealth’s mission is to be a: 

“state-of-the-art academic medical center that serves the South Florida community and beyond”. The University of Miami Health System prioritizes “delivering high-quality, compassionate health care, leading life-changing discoveries and transforming patient care through innovative research, educating the next generation of medical leaders, promoting the health and well-being of our community, and nurturing diversity, equity, and inclusivity”. 

The University of Miami Hospital and associated clinics are on the path to Magnet status, as they strive for excellence in patient care and recognition of nursing talent. UHealth believes in empowering their nurses to be part of the decision making process, and supports nursing innovation to create and sustain a culture of excellence. They promote growth and career advancement in all nurses throughout their organization. The University of Miami believes that:

nurses are the backbone of medical care and accordingly we value our nurses’ expertise and strive to create an environment where they will thrive and feel valued for their vital contributions”.

Why work for the University of Miami Health System?

Vivian has partnered with UHealth to bring some amazing new nursing opportunities with some stellar benefits to the site. The University of Miami Health System has over 300 openings for experienced nurses and are offering sign-on bonuses up to $25,000. In addition to these huge bonuses, UHealth provides health benefits starting day one

The University of Miami wants to improve the work/life balance of their nurses and prides themselves on working with team members for schedule flexibility. UHealth also has a monthly educational series dedicated to supporting its staff members with topics like PTSD and its prevalence among the medical community. 

Nurses at UHealth stay involved in all aspects of patient care, advance in their careers through structured professional development programs, and have a huge amount of resources available at their fingertips. UHealth salaries tend to be higher than average Florida pay rates and nurses describe the working environment as friendly, supportive, educational, and an overall ‘fun’ place to work while still taking their jobs seriously and providing top notch care. 

The major areas being hired for UHealth are ICU, infusion/oncology, perioperative services , surgical services, and PACU. 1-2 years of experience is required in your specialty to apply. UHealth jobs are listed on Vivian under their employer page. 

The University of Miami Health System Facilities

UHealth has over 30 sites located across South Florida but there are 3 main campuses that the University of Miami Health System is known for. 

UHealth Tower-The 560-bed facility is the region’s first university-owned, multi-specialty, acute care hospital and the flagship facility of the University of Miami Health System. It is a high-performing cancer facility and teaching hospital, associated with the Miller School of Medicine. This facility specializes in a wide-array of diseases including cardiac care and cancer care, and has won excellence awards in bariatric surgery and gynecological surgery. 

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center- Located just around the corner from the UHealth Tower, this is the only University based cancer center in South Florida. It is also the region’s only NCI (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Center, one of only 71 found throughout the US. They work with clinical trials and provide the most advanced treatment for cancer found in South Florida.  

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute -Ranked the nation’s best in ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report, Bascom Palmer has been in the top two since the publication began surveying U.S. physicians for its annual rankings. The Eye Institute strives to:

enhance the quality of life by improving sight, preventing blindness, and advancing ophthalmic knowledge through compassionate patient care and innovative research.”

The staff here are a cohesive unit with a passion for learning, discovering, and sharing knowledge.

Apply for University of Miami nursing jobs on Vivian, today! 


Parth Bhakta

Parth Bhakta

Parth is the CEO & Founder of Vivian Health

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