Patient Care Tech, 41 South - Med-Surg Ortho, Full-time, 7pm-730am

Berwyn, Illinois

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Job Info

Employment Type:
Full timeShift:
12 Hour Night Shift

•Performs a variety of direct patient care procedures to assist the unit manager, professional staff and physicians in providing patient care focused on the needs of the patient.
Meets the comfort and hygiene needs of the patient by providing care services such as bathing, oral hygiene procedures, hair care, bed pan/urinal use, skin care and garment, linen and bedding changes. Distributes meals and beverages, takes vital signs, and collects lab specimens.
Assists with completion of patient testing and treatment procedures, sets up and primes IV tubing, 12-lead ECG, simple tracheostomy and care, changes dressings, performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation, obtains wound cultures.
Assists physician and professional staff in equipment supply and set up.
Assists with ambulating patients with assistive devices such as crutches and with transfer/transport procedures.
Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient, employee and department information to ensure patient rights.
Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes.
Other department specific duties as assigned.
III. Position Requirements:
Minimum Education:
Required: High School Diploma
Preferred: N/A
Specify Degree(s): N/A
Minimum Experience:
Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience
Preferred: no experience required
Certified Nurse Assistant
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
41South Spine and Joint Center

MacNeal Hospital has an excellent opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our specialty unit -41s is a 21-bed that cares for post-operative orthopedic patients, post-operative neuro-spine patients, post-operative bariatric patients, and post-operative plastic surgery patients in addition general medical patients are admitted to this unit. Post-operative orthopedic patients needing basic heart rhythm remote telemetry monitoring. Focus on Rehabilitation Services and pre-operative education classes for elective joints. 41south consist of half of unit with all private rooms for elective surgical patients.

Position Highlights

Consider bringing your expertise to a dynamic unit. The selected candidate will join a team of Registered Nurses, Patient Care Technicians, Physicians, Residents, and other esteemed members of the interdisciplinary team to provide care to our valued patient population. At least 12 months of experience preferred, but new graduates are welcome to apply.

The unit is managed by the Nurse Manager with a designated Team Leads and charge nurse each shift. The house nursing supervisor provides leadership during off hours and on weekends.

Support staff on the unit includes Orthopedic Coordinator, Respiratory Therapy, physical and occupational and speech therapy, case management, nutritional services, social work, pharmacy, pastoral care, and community nursing service. Orthopedic, Neurosurgery, and Bariatric service support is available either in-house or by pager 24/7.

Flexible self-scheduling, with designated third weekend commitment and accommodating three holidays per year.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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