:May 31, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:10:00A.M.Shift End Time:5:30P.M.
SEIU 73Posting Salary:$18.480 - HOURLY
:Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: CERMAK HEALTH SERVICES
MEDICATION DELIVERY TEAM
The Correctional Medical Technician II under close supervision performs designated clinical and healthcare providers tasks throughout the Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC) and the Department of Community Supervision (DSCI) and responds to emergencies in accordance with prescribed. Communications patient care issues to clinical staff. Delivers over-the-counter (OTC) medications and therapeutic packs of prescribed medications to detainees.Observes detainees for health problems and reports clinical information to physician, Physician Assistant (PA) or Registered Nurse (RN).Performs record keeping according to department policy.
High School diploma or equivalent is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Valid driver's license is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Current certification in the State of Illinois as an Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT-B) is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
One (1) year experience as an EMT-B is required.
Current CPR certificate is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
All applicants must have reached their 18th birthday as of the date of application is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacology and related abbreviations that pertain to emergency medical procedures
Must possess knowledge, skills and ability in the emergency care of patients, commensurate with those required of persons possessing EMT-B and CPR certification
Must demonstrate operational ability for the following equipment; nasal cannula and mask-type oxygen delivery system and electrocardiogram machines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in an institutional/correctional setting and function effectively in a confined environment
Ability to work effectively in a tense, stressful work setting
Demonstrates a cooperative attitude in the support of health services and the department's philosophy and mission
Ability to communicate objectively and work well with co-workers and colleagues
Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports, as required
Ability to lift and transport adult patients
Ability to walk up to two (2) miles
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, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.