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Hiring Company: Confidential
Employer is one of the largest health systems in Illinois. It is one of Chicagoland’s largest employers, with more the 35,000 associates, and is recognized among the best places to work in Illinois and the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces. Their mission is “to serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a holistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God.”
Job Description: Certified Nursing Assistant
The Nursing Assistant works in collaboration with the RN as a partner in the care, treatment and education of patients by recognizing the needs and behaviors of patients of various age groups and provides care in a manner that is age appropriate. The Nursing Assistant strives for patient centered care which assures the patient is treated holistically with dignity and respect. Provides general patient care duties that are specific to the patient population served, under the direction of the Team Leader. Performs tasks related to the integrity of patient care standards and efficient unit operations. Participates in the Admission/Discharge Transfer process of all patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse, or designee. Performs tasks related to meeting the nutritional needs of the patient. Contributes to the patient plan of care through the documentation and/or communication of patient needs, problems and outcomes to other health care providers
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Completion of Certified Nurse Assistant program
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- CPR certification required – American Heart Association
- Ability to work various shifts any day of the week, including holidays to provide coverage
- Exposure to various contagious disease, radiation, chemicals, caustic materials, electrical equipment and hazards associated with their use
- This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., understanding child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging. Prior experience with various age groups preferred
- Ability to lift 50lbs or more may be required
- Park Ridge, IL
- Chicago-Lincoln Park, IL
The company is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. They are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status
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