Job Posting: Feb 2, 2018, 5:49:56 PM Closing Date: Feb 17, 2018, 5:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 11:00 P.M. Shift End Time: 7:00 A.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 73 Posting Salary: $25.049-HOURLY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: CERMAK HEALTH SERVICES
URGENT CARE / PATIENT CARE SERVICES - EMERGENCY ROOM
As a first responder to emergencies in accordance with protocols, within the Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC), Criminal Courts Building Complex and the Department of Community Supervision and Intervention (DCSI). Responds to emergencies and outbreaks in accordance with prescribed. Uses technical skills to assess, triage, intervention and educate for infectious disease clinics, occupational exposure, and clustering of disease. Assist the department with quality improvement efforts and surveillance of microorganisms. Verifies and accurately reports clinical findings and outcomes to physician, physician assistant (PA), or registered nurse (RN). Maintain surveillance for transmission based isolation precautions and timely reporting of infectious and communicable diseases. Perform phlebotomy and other necessary screenings as required for infectious diseases, annual health maintenance, and employee health programming. Perform sterilization, spore testing, and maintenance of clinical equipment as required. Maintain accurate record keeping and documentation via software programs and the electronic medical record (EMR). Strictly adheres to departmental and system policies, confidentiality, and HIPPA.
High School diploma or G.E.D. Certificate is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Must be 21 years of age at time of application filing. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Must possess a valid driver's license. (Must provide license at time of interview.)
Must possess current CPR and ACLS certifications. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Must be licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) in the state of Illinois. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Must possess two (2) years full-time work experience as an emergency medical technician or providing emergency medical care is required.
Must possess competency in Phlebotomy is required.
Must possess competency in Microsoft Excel is required .
Must possess experience in sterilization procedures is required.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
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,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.