The Nursing Float Pool Patient Care Technician reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. - Under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse, provides direct patient care and, at times, direct continuous safety observation of assigned patients to promote the physical, personal, emotional and hygienic needs of patients assigned as appropriate per unit/facility. Description - Provides direct patient care under the supervision of the registered nurse. Duties may include, but are not limited to: activities of daily living, observations, assisting patients with personal hygiene/toileting needs, reporting to the registered nurse, feeding/assisting with feeding the patient, monitoring and recording vital signs, turning and repositioning bed ridden patients, transpor
Required: - High School Diploma or GED - Healthcare Provider BLS (CPR) Certification - CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Certification or have completed one year of clinical practicum in a hospital setting via a certified nursing program. - CPI Certification Within 90 Days of Hire - Proficient computer and technology skills - Strong ability to multitask and prioritize workflow under various circumstances - Willingness to work in a team environment - Flexibility to work in a variety of acute care environments upon little notice - Excellent communication skills - Physical ability to perform functional requirements as detailed. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.