Northshore University Hospital Patient Care Tech in United States
*Position:Patient Care Technician //*
*Location:5 South Searle (Med/Tele/Onc), Evanston Hospital*
*Full Time/Part Time:Part-time, 24 hours per week*
What you will need:**
Education:High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Certification:BLS/CPR and Nursing Assistant Certification (by the State of Illinois) required. Good standing on the IDPH Nurse Aide Registry and IDPH healthcare worker registry required, or Student Nurse who has completed one clinical rotation, or Medical Assistant Certification, or EMT-B / Paramedic training
Experience:1 year customer service and/or prior nursing assistant experience preferred
What you will do:**
Work under the supervision of a RN to deliver patient care
Assist with Vital Signs (includes manual blood pressure), 12-Lead EKG, Bladder Ultrasound, Foley catheter and IV adapter removal, sterile specimen collection, bathing, beds, ambulating, turning, hourly rounding, blood glucose, feeding, admitting patients to room, preparing patients for discharge and any other duties delegated by the Registered Nurse
Assist with the implementation of a patient specific care plan
Participate in other activities which are essential to the functioning of the patient care unit
Positively contributing to safety outcomes and promoting high quality patient experience
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as aTop 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S.The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes five hospitals – Evanston,Glenbrook,Highland Park,Skokie andSwedish. NorthShore also includes a 900 physician multispecialty group practice,NorthShore Medical Group, with more than 140 locations in the Chicagoland area. NorthShore has an established reputation and employs over 10,500 people.
NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to achieve Magnet® recognition—the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care—something only achieved by 6% of hospitals nationwide. The system earned Magnet re-designation in 2019. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.
Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand howNorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.
NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.
EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.
Title: Patient Care Tech
Requisition ID: 73123