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Cook County Government HEALTH ADVOCATE - MEDICAL SURGICAL- 7 WEST in Chicago, Illinois

JOB SUMMARY* _SEIU 73_ *

DEPARTMENT: MED SURG- 7 WEST

LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER JR. HOSPITAL

SHIFT: 3PM-11PM

The Health Advocate-Inpatient assists the professional nurse in the provision of patient care needs according to the plan of care. Takes responsibility and accountability for learning and adhering to hospital/nursing policies and procedures, care of the environment and supplies and equipment within the scope of training. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A high School diploma or G.E.D. Certification (Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Must possess a valid and current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification* (Must provide proof at time of interview if already obtained*)
  • Minimum of One (1) year of experience as a Nurse Assistant *is required. *

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a Certified Medical Assistant program (Must provide proof at time of interview)

  • Valid certification as a Nursing Assistant (Must provide proof at time of interview)

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

  • Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

  • Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”

  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing). Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: *http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/*

*MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION *

*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.

*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Posting: Jan 6, 2021, 2:25:13 PM

Closing Date: Jan 20, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Organization: Health and Hospital Systems

Req ID: 00125049

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