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Patient Care Tech - Marianjoy, $1,000 Sign On, 3 West, 16 Hours/Week, Rotating Shifts - Wheaton, IL #7496083

Company: Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

Date: 06/30/2020

City: Wheaton, IL

Employment type: Part-time

Company Description



At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?



Job Description




Three West, a sixteen-bed unit, is the location of our inpatient pediatric and musculoskeletal programs. Our rehabilitation team is comprised of physicians, therapists, nurses and nursing assistants working together as a team to provide exceptional care of our pediatric and adult patients. Within the constructs of the unit, our pediatric patients have a designated location where we can meet their age specific needs. It is in this environment that we care for children from infant to eighteen with varying diagnosis including orthopedic with multi-trauma, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and oncology. The adult section of the unit is comprised of patients with orthopedic/musculoskeletal diagnosis e.g. hip fractures and revisions, amputees and non-traumatic spinal injuries. The diversity of the unit based on age and diagnosis provides an outstanding opportunity to enhance your clinical skills and develop professionally.


The Patient Care Tech reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-critically ill patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit. Reinforces teaching previously taught by RN.




Qualifications




  • Current Nursing Assistant certification.
  • Exception-if a nursing student, CNA is not required if two clinical rotations have been completed.
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs.

Education:


Minimum: High school graduate or equivalent.


Licensure:


Minimum: CERT CNA,CERT BLS




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