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Nursing Care Tech - Post Anes Care Unit

Req #:  107786
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Nursing Assistant
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

It’s More Than a Job, it’s a calling

Nursing Care Technician

  • ILLIONIS MASONIC HOSPITAL
  • DAY/PM SHIFT – 7A-3P / 3P-11P
  • FULL TIME
  • UNIT: PACU

JOB SUMMARY:

The NCT works in collaboration with the registered nurse as a partner in care of patients. The NCT recognizes the needs and behaviors of patients and various age groups and provides care in a manner that is age appropriate. The NCT strives for quality patient care which assures the customer is treated in a holistic manner with dignity and respect.

To assist in providing quality patient care in a manner which is patient focused, technically appropriate and cost effective. The Nursing Care Technician works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse in accordance with the standards of practice, within the guidelines of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act and the mission and philosophy of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Accountabilities:

Provides general patient care duties that are specific to the patient population served and as directed by the registered nurse

Documents, in the electronic medical record, all care provided in real time at the point of care

Participates in the admission, transfer, and discharge process of all patients under the supervision of the registered nurse

Performs tasks related to meeting the nutritional needs of the patient

Performs tasks related to maintaining the integrity of patient care standards and efficient unit operations

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant OR Nursing Student with first clinical completed OR Certified as an EMT OR LPN with current IL license.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Courteous and professional interpersonal skills.
  • Basic math calculation.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to patient-focused care.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with established time constraints and in difficult situations.
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.
  • Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities related to patients (up to 50 lbs. may be required).
  • Ability to work designated shifts including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to transport objects from one location to another.

 

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