• Nursing Support Assistant-FT Night

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2018 9:59 AM)
    Job ID
    Benefits Eligible
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    743 Service and Maintenance
    Union Bid Open Date
    Union Bid End Date
  • Job Description

    Nursing Support Assistant (NSA) - General Medicine - Full-Time Night shift - Hyde Park 

    743 Service and Maintenance Posting Dates: 11/30/2018 - 12/11/2018

    Area: 9E General Medicine

    Shift: 36 hours per week (0.9) /Night shift


    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.


    Required Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • 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


    Certified Nursing Assistant REQUIRED

    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 orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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