Certified Nurse Assistant, General Medicine/Pulmon

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

LocationAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Job Description

As a Nurse Assistant at Lurie Children's, you will be at the heart of our pediatric care team, making a difference each day by supporting other nursing staff in compassionate and top-quality patient care.

#1 For a Reason:
At Lurie Children's we understand that caring for kids takes more than medicine. From diagnosis through treatment, it requires compassion and understanding that kids do best when they get to be kids. With a team of world-renowned pediatric experts and kid-friendly care, there's a reason we're ranked the #1 children's hospital in Illinois.

Nurse Assistants:
Help to warmly welcome families to the ambulatory clinic area.
Assist with taking and documenting vital signs, documentation of medical information, point of care testing, medical procedures, and intra hospital transport. All while ensuring that patients and their families are safe and comfortable.
NA also help nursing staff ensure that all medical equipment is stocked and in clean, working condition. That Medical waste is disposed of properly, rooms are neat and tidy and that patient rounds are made in a timely manner.

Gen. Med./Pulmonary Unit Information:
*48 bed unit with patients ranging in age from birth to young adulthood.
*Specialization in respiratory illnesses: asthma, RSV, flu, bronchiolitis, cystic fibrosis & pneumonia.
* Also care for a wide variety of patients with general medical needs including medically complex patients with chronic conditions & behavioral issues.

Position we are hiring for:
* Nightshift and every third weekend
* Staff must remain in current position for at least six months before qualifying for position changes
* Position openings for different start times will be released by the Scheduling Committee based off of unit needs; positions are filled by seniority

Minimum Qualifications:
1.High School Diploma or equivalent.
2.Successful completion of an accredited CNA Program.
3. Current certification as a CNA in the State of Illinois, active/good standing.
4.Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association.
5. One year experience in hospital setting required, pediatrics preferred.

*14 weeks of 1:1 precepted orientation
*Orientation classes including skills day, assessment classes, general medicine class day, behavioral health training (Welle), clinical exchanges, BLS & PALS.

Ways to get involved:
*Culture of Kindness
*Monthly Fun on 21 Celebrations
*Holiday & Summer Parties
*Cystic Fibrosis fundraising & walk
*Active Nursing Professional Governance with many opportunities for committee involvement
*21st Floor Instagram
*Book club

What we offer you:
In addition to competitive pay and benefits, there are numerous opportunities for advancement as well as continuing education, grand rounds, free e-learnings, on site master's degree programs, scholarship programs, BCEN voucher programs, conference reimbursement and more! You tell us where you want to be in your career, and we will help you get there!

EducationHigh School Diploma/GED (Required)

(BLS) - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

Tuition assistance

Student loan servicing and support

Adoption benefits

Backup Childcare and Eldercare

Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities

Discount purchasing program

Lurie Children's and its affiliatesare equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin,... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11330787

Posted On: Sep 30, 2023

Updated On: Oct 30, 2023

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