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Title:  Family Centered Care Tech - .6 7p-7a

Req #:  205642
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Nursing Assistant
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7p-7a
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.6
Position Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent.

One year related experience

Basic computer knowledge is preferred.
Ability to communicate with others.
Courteous and professional interpersonal skills.
Certified Nurse Assistant

Successful passing of the Patient Care Associate Class

Phlebotomy Certification within 6 months of employment.

CPR Certification within 6 months of employment

NRP Certification (Lessons 1~4) within 6 months of hire.
Ability to successfully complete hospital~based training for Patient Care Assistant.
Ability to rotate shifts to provide coverage.
Willing to be called off based on unit demands.
Exposure to various contagious diseases, radiation, chemical, caustic materials, electrical equipment and hazards associated with their use. Demands which require lifting throughout the day according to DOL Definition.

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.

To provide quality care to patients in a manner which is patient focused, technically appropriate and cost effective. The Family Centered Care Technician (FCC Tech) works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse in accordance with accepted standards of practice, within the guidelines of the Illinois Nursing Practice Act and the Mission and Philosophy of Advocate Health Care.

The FCC Tech will work in collaboration with the Registered Nurse as a partner in care, treatment and education of patients. They will function under the philosophy of a true family centered focus model to deliver care to our patients on a continuum. This will include care in Labor and Delivery through Family Centered Care.

Participate in the Admission/Discharge process of all patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designee.
Provides general patient care duties that are specific to our antepartum, postpartum, newborn, and gynecological patient population served and as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Ensure a secure and safe patient environment by maintaining continuous awareness of safety hazards.
Participate in the development of technical skills and professional development.