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Nursing Support Assistant - Chicago, IL - Speech Language Pathologist

Company: UChicago Medicine Mitchell Hospital (AKA Bernard A
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Nursing Support Assistant - Chicago, IL

Job Description

Nursing Support Assistant--(CNA)--Join UChicago Medicine as a Nursing Support Assistant in our 4C CARDIOLOGY/OBSERVATION unit.----With the leadership of the Manager and the Clinical Supervisor, performs assigned supportive work in connection with the delivery of patient care, including functional tasks and skills. Utilizes interactive processes which will exceed the expectation of patients, physicians, families, or significant others, provides high quality, cost effective care and treatment. Demonstrates necessary skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to unit specific competencies as appropriate to the age of the patients served.--Job SummaryPerforms activities which support the daily functions and operations of a patient care unit and the healthcare team. Provides constant observation and documentation of activity of assigned patient. Works under the direction of the Registered Nurse in the assigned area.--Essential Job Functions

  • Provides basic patient care activities including vital signs, enemas and basic tests such as glucoscan, hemacult and multistix
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living, as appropriate/assigned, using proper aseptic, isolation, and infection control techniques in performance of duties
  • Assists patients with personal hygiene, ambulation and nourishment/fluids
  • Completes procedures as assigned, such as collecting patient specimens and weighing patients.
  • Assists with discharge and transfer preparation of patients
  • Assists in the maintenance of the patient environment: makes patient beds, tidies patient room, and prepares patient room for admission and transfer
  • Assists with the maintenance of supplies/equipment and the environment.
  • Communicates and accurately documents activities onto the proper records or logs
  • Initiates CPR and calls a Dr. Cart
  • Performs receptionist duties for assigned area as requestedRequired Qualifications
    • High school diploma or equivalentMust be listed on the IDPH Health Care Worker Registry (HCWR) as an Illinois CNA OR a nursing student who has passed the written competency exam and is listed on the HCWR.CPR/BLS Certification--Ability to read and write, perform simple mathematical calculations, follow oral and written instructions, perform variety of tasks without direct supervision and perform duties requiring continuous physical effortAbility to effectively communicate verbally and/or in written formAbility to work in partnership with management and staffOccasional lifting may be heavy and awkward, over 50 lbs.Moderate to extreme physical effort such as walking, standing, performing CPR, and lifting materials, equipment, objects and/or patients may be requiredVision, hearing, and sense of touch must be adequate to enable one to quickly and accurately perform tasks such as reading small print, defining details, sending and receiving clear and accurate oral communicationFrequent periods of concentrated or focused attention will be needed to interpret visual, auditory, and sensory inputsPosition DetailsJob Type/FTE:-- Full Time (.90 FTE)Shift: NightUnit/Department: 4C CARDIOLOGY/OBSERVATIONCBA Code: 743 Union--Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

      Why Join Us

      We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment--- with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.________Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at:------The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.-- We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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Keywords: UChicago Medicine Mitchell Hospital (AKA Bernard A, Chicago , Nursing Support Assistant - Chicago, IL - Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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