Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to advancing Advocate’s goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.
High Need Student Nurse
Will float to area hospitals (Lutheran General Hospital depending on need and your location interest)
Temporary to address the needs of area hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As nursing students, you feel called to help your community. As we continued to monitor and do our part to stem the spread of COVID-19, we had to make decisions to end clinical rotations. But you’re caregivers and many of you have reached out to ask how you can help your community during this extraordinary time of need. Here is your chance to help make a difference in your community and put your nursing skills to use. Advocate Aurora is creating a temporary staffing pool to accommodate the needs of our health system during this unique time of need. Based on your level of education and CNA certification, we will be able to place you in a CNA or similar role. This float position will require nursing students to be agile, adaptable and flexible as you will float to sites and departments of need. We will work with you on sites based on your location so it’s convenient for you. As nursing students, you will have the opportunity to interact with many hiring leaders, help on various units and help our community through this unprecedented time.
Please remember, these positions are being created to help with the COVID-19 surge in patient populations and you may be caring for patients who have been exposed. You may be monitoring temperatures, working in pop-up testing tents, doing CNA work on the units, or restocking supplies on units. We are open and flexible to your needs based on school schedules and welcome your help for as long as you can.
Current Student Nurse in Junior or Senior Year
Nurse Aide in good standing as indicated with the State Registry in which the team member practices
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)
High School Graduate, or Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED).
Basic computer skills
Excellent oral and written communication.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities.
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, twist, and reach above shoulders during the work shift.
Must be able to:
lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist.
lift up to 20 lbs. over the head.
carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance.
Must be able to:
~ push/pull with 30 lbs. of force.
~ perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present.
Will be required to use foot pedals on carts or machines.
Must have functional vision and hearing.
Will be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and radiation hazards as well as blood and body fluids on a continuous basis therefore, protective clothing must be worn as necessary.
Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.
About Advocate Health Care
Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.