Nursing Support Assistant, Comer 6 - Full-Time Evenings

University Of Chicago Medical Center Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

Nursing Support Assistant (NSA) - Comer 6 (Pediatrics)

743 Service & Maintenance Union Posting Dates: 3/3/2020 - 3/10/2020

Area: 384240,COMER 6TH FLOOR

Shift: Full-Time (1.0 FTE) / Evening Shift 3p-11p


Nursing Support Assistant (NSA)

Job Summary:

Performs activities which support the daily functions and operations of a patient care unit and the healthcare team. In a "sitter" capacity provides constant observation and documentation of activity of assigned patient(s). Works under the direction of the Registered Nurse in the assigned area.

Nursing Support Assistant (NSA) Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • CNA experience in Pediatrics highly preferred

  • Experience as nursing assistant in a hospital required

  • 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 effort

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and/or in written form

  • Customer service orientation and values

  • Ability to work in partnership with management and staff

  • Moderate to extreme physical effort such as walking, standing, performing CPR, and lifting materials, equipment, objects and/or patients may be required

  • Occasional lifting may be heavy and awkward, over 50 lbs.

  • Vision, 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 communication

  • Frequent periods of concentrated or focused attention will be needed to interpret visual, auditory, and sensory inputs

  • Alertness and careful attention to detail is required to avoid injury

Nursing Support Assistant (NSA) Licensure/Certification

  • Certified Nursing Assistant required

About Us:

Located in historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is an anchor institution in the Southside of Chicago and has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when it first opened to patients. Since then, our growing footprint has allowed us to expand exponentially, providing access to world-class, ground-breaking care to communities all over Illinois and northwest Indiana.

This past December, we opened our doors to the newest, most state-of-the-art adult emergency department in the state of Illinois, followed by the launch of a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center in May. As of this spring, UChicago Medicine received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our team of nurses and interdisciplinary professionals are the best in class and provide the highest level of excellence in patient care. In addition, this year we received our 13th consecutive "A" rating from the Leapfrog Group for hospital safety. We are proud to be recognized amongst an pool of elite hospitals in the nation that consistently receive top ratings by U.S. News & World Report, including three UChicago Medicine specialties -- cancer (#31), gastroenterology & GI surgery (#42) and gynecology (#46) . Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.

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: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual ori


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