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Student Nurse - Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Req #:  127725
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Nursing Assistant
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0

Over its nearly 40-year history, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has evolved into a recognized national leader in health care. Good Samaritan Hospital has been named to the 100 Top Hospitals list six times and is the only health care organization in the state to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, achieving the honor in 2010. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County’s only Level I trauma center, a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit and received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. A range of services are offered at the hospital, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, and low-dose diagnostic imaging. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.

“Student Nurse – Good Samaritan Hospital” Hiring Student Nurses

Advocate Health Care is hiring Student Nurses to work as Nursing Care Techs! 

 

We have a variety of Nursing Care Tech positions available on our Nursing Units.  We're hiring for Part-time, Full-time, and PRN!  

 

We are holding a special ONE-DAY orientation on Saturday, December 14th from 8am-4:30pm. This is a MANDATORY orientation if you were to be offered one of our NCT positions! 

 

In order to qualify, you MUST be a Nursing Student who has completed their 1st semester of Nursing Clinicals.  We are considering students that are graduating December 2020 or later. 

 

Position Requirements:

  • Nursing Student with first clinical completed
  • Basic Life Support Certification within 90 days of hire
  • Good communication skills
  • 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 materials and life-threatening diseases
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting/transfer activities related to patients (lifting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly.)
  • 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 Lutheran General Hospital.
  • 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.


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



 

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