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Student Nurse -Registry

Req #:  127735
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Nursing Assistant
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Sherman Hospital, a Magnet recognized hospital located in Elgin, Ill., is a 255-bed facility that features private patient rooms, a 15-acre geothermal lake, an advanced Emergency Department,  a free-standing Cancer Care Center, a spacious Family Birthing Center, a Heart & Vascular Center and more. Sherman also provides convenient, quality healthcare services at Sherman outpatient centers in Algonquin, Elgin, and South Elgin.

Advocate Sherman Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.

 

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.

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: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago