Collective Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 73 Posting Salary: $25.049-HOURLY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: CERMAK HEALTH SERVICES, 2800 S. CALIFORNIA AVE., CHICAGO, IL 60608 / RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT UNIT - 2ND FLR
SHIFT: 3:00PM- 11:00PM
JON SUMMARYSEIU MEMBERS
As a first responder to medical 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). Utilizes Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) skills as well as other technical skills to evaluate, triage, and stabilize patients. Observes detainees for health problems, intervenes and reports clinical information to Physician, Physician Assistant (PA) or Registered Nurse (RN).
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.)
A minimum of two (2) years full-time work experience as an Emergency Medical Technician or providing emergency medical care is required.
Must possess competency in Phlebotomy, required.
Must possess competency in Microsoft Excel, required .
Must possess experience in sterilization procedures, required.
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.