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Immediate Care Tech

Req #:  201065
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Lemont
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

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.

Immediate Care Tech

Lemont Immediate Care Center

Part Time . 5 Day/PM Shift

 

Position Requirements:
2+ years of hospital patient care or pre~hospital patient care experience
or
completion of 1 year of nursing school clinical rotations
Ability to use keyboard, see computer screen.
Current CPR certification This position requires completion of the age specific competency
May experience unpleasant odors, exposures to blood~borne, air~borne pathogens, and opportunistic pathogens.
May travel from one Good Samaritan ICC location to the other to meet staffing requirements. May be required to stay later than scheduled hours to meet staffing and patient care demands.
High level of stress due to unpredictable patient volumes and degree of critical services needed
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:
The purpose of this position is to assist and support nursing and medical staff of the Immediate Care Center to perform patient care and environmental tasks, and manage supplies and equipment to ensure customer~focused, cost~effective operation of the department.

Accountabilities:
Perform patient care as directed by nursing and medical staff.
Assist with clerical functions.
Ensure that patient care areas, storage rooms, and equipment are clean and maintained.
Ensure an adequate supply of equipment needed for patient care.

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.