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Title:  Nursing Care Tech Special Care Nursery

Req #:  113932
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Nursing Assistant
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7p-7a
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, located on Chicago’s North Side, is one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit medical centers. Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a wide range of medical specialties and is nationally recognized for its medical expertise, use of the most innovative technologies and dedication to patient safety, quality and service.  A commitment to community, medical education and ongoing clinical research affirms our mission of providing patients the highest quality care in Chicagoland, as illustrated by our many honors, including being named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant by the State of Illinois
  • Evidence of CPR course completion
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer keyboard functions.
  • Courteous and professional interpersonal skills
  • Basic math calculation 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 substance and life~threatening and/or communicable diseases
  • Ability to work designated shifts, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to transport objects from one location to another
  • This position needs to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated



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.

Purpose:
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 Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

The Nursing Care Technician works in collaboration with the Registered Nurse as a partner in care of patients. The Nursing Care Tehnician recognizes the needs and behaviors of patients and various age groups and provides care in a manner that is age appropriate. The Nursing Care Tehnician strives for quality patient care, which assures the customer is treated in a holistic manner with dignity and respect.

Accountabilities:
Responsible for self development and development of practice team skills.
Participates in an environment within the health team that supports the management philosophy, ANSHN Hospital strategic plans and Advocate Healthcare strategies.
Contributes to cost containment and business growth initiatives of the organization
Provides quality patient care within the scope defined by hospital policy and performs duties that are specific to the patient population served and as directed by the registered nurse.
Provides all customers with appropriate services that meet their needs, thereby assisting the team in achieving success in its customer satisfaction strategies.
Contributes to the practice, department and hospital innovation efforts to maximize excellence and build respect for services
Participates in implementation improvements to practice team productivity

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago