LOCATION: CERMAK HEALTH SERVICES, CHICAGO, IL - 3RD FLOOR MEDICAL UNIT
SHIFT: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
JOB SUMMARYSEIU MEMBERS
The Patient Care Attendant (PCA) assists the professional nurses by performing simple nursing duties and those duties which contribute to the delivery of nursing care. The PCA is responsible and accountable for learning and adhering to facility and nursing policies and procedures, care of environment supplies and equipment within the scope of training. They assist with transportation of detainees as needed. The PCA may be assigned to watch an individual patient and other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or G.E.D. Certificate is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Active CPR Certification is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Current certification as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Illinois is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
A minimum of one (1) year of work experience as an attendant or nurse's aide in a hospital setting is preferred.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.