Patient Care Providers perform direct patient care and work toward the improvement of care and quality of life of patients. This role is comparable to a Certified Nursing Assistant and requires an Illinois State Nurses Assistant Certification.
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Hiring Company: Sinai Health System
Located on the West and Southwest sides of Chicago, Sinai Health System is comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sinai Children’s Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Medical Group, Sinai Community Institute and Sinai Urban Health Institute.
The member institutions of Sinai Health System collectively deliver a full range of high-quality outpatient and inpatient services, as well as a large number of innovative community-based health, research, and social service programs. Sinai Health System focuses their collective depth of expertise and passion to improve the health of the 1.5 million people who live in their diverse service area. Sinai Health System, with their team of dedicated caregivers, is uniquely committed to building stronger, healthier communities.
The Patient Care Provider (PCP), working under the supervision of a licensed nurse, performs direct patient care and routine functions on an assigned group of patients. The PCP works toward the improvement of care and quality of life for patients.
Essential Functions and Duties
- Performs all ADL functions, including bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding, toileting, application of splints, orthoses, prostheses and any adaptive equipment.
- Performs wheelchair, bed, toilet and cart transfers, using appropriate and safe techniques.
- Answers call lights in a timely manner regardless of assignment to ensure safety and proper customer service of the patient.
- Assists in serving, feeding, and monitoring meals. Assists with feeding group as assigned. Performs calorie counts as needed.
- Makes frequent rounds on assigned patients to provide necessary care and maintain safety.
- Conducts oneself in a manner, which promotes positive relations with patients, families and visitors while interacting in an appropriate manner with compassion and acceptance of language and cultural diversity.
- Communicate with other departments as needed to accommodate requests
- Effectively, and efficiently communicate via phone, email, and text
- Establish relationships with Specialists to make sure they know they are a valued part of the team
- Provide feedback and praise to specialists as necessary
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- One-year clinical experience.
- Illinois State Nurses Assistant Certification.
- Current certification in Basic Life Support: Health Care Providers, Level C.
Commensurate with experience.