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.
A high School diploma or G.E.D. Certification is required. ( 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 )
Minimum of One (1) year of experience as a Nurse Assistant is required.
Graduate of a Certified Medical Assistant program ( Must provide official transcripts at time of interview )
Valid certification as a Nursing Assistant ( Must provide proof at time of interview ).
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,
Internal Number: 224760
About Cook County Health & Hospitals System
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
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.