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Patient Care Technician, Emergency Department, Skokie Hospital

Company: NorthShore University HealthSystem
Location: Skokie
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Patient Care Technician, Emergency Department, Skokie Hospital - (83259)

Position Highlights:

Position: Patient Care Technician - Emergency Department
Location: Skokie Hospital
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time - 20 hours per week
Hours: Evenings (3pm-11pm or 11am-11pm) with a rotation to cover weekends and holidays
Required Travel: N/A

What you will need:

License: N/A
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Certification: BLS/CPR from American Heart Association required and one of the following certifications or student status is required:

Nursing Assistant Certification (by the State of Illinois); good standing on the 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 of 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 a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six award-winning hospitals - Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Northwest Community Skokie, and Swedish. NorthShore comprises three exemplary physician networks, totaling more than 4,250 doctors across immediate, primary, specialty and complex care; and 170+ office locations and 35+ immediate care centers. NorthShore has an established reputation with more than 17,000 team members system-wide.

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 receive Magnet designationthe highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care. 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.

At NorthShore University HealthSystem, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our mission to support our team members and patients - irrespective of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status. We believe that by recognizing and embracing our differences we create an organization that welcomes all to contribute and grow.

We invite all candidates to our team, as we continue to build on the incredible value our diverse talent brings to our organization, our community and our patients.

Please explore our website () to better understand how NorthShore 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.

Job Posting
: Sep 9, 2022, 6:08:01 AM

Keywords: NorthShore University HealthSystem, Skokie , Patient Care Technician, Emergency Department, Skokie Hospital, Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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