Northshore University Hospital Patient Care Technician, 4SS, 40hrs, Day/PM, EH in Evanston, Illinois

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a premier integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the United States. Headquartered in Evanston, Ill., NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to achieve Magnet® recognition—the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care—something only achieved by 6% of hospitals nationwide. The system earned Magnet redesignation in 2015. NorthShore is comprised of four hospitals – Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie. The system includes a 950 physician multispecialty group practice with 130 locations across Chicagoland. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Patient Care Technician (PCT) for 4 South Searle (Med/Surg/Tel) located at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, IL. This is a full-time (40hrs/wk) position and is benefits eligible. Hours will be scheduled rotating day shift (7:00am-3:30pm) and PM shift (3:00pm-11:30pm) shift with rotation into every other weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). This position requires rotation into holidays.


In this role, you will:

  • Work under the supervision of a RN to deliver patient care

  • Assist with Vital Signs (includes manual blood pressure), 12-Lead EKG, Bladder Ultrasound, Foley catheter and IV adapter removal, sterile specimen collection, bathing, beds, ambulating, turning, hourly rounding, blood glucose, feeding, admitting patients to room, preparing patients for discharge and any other duties delegated by the Registered Nurse

  • Assist with the implementation of a patient specific care plan

  • Participate in other activities which are essential to the functioning of the patient care unit


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Good standing on the IDPH Nurse Aide Registry required

  • Certified Nursing Assistant Certification required or evidence of successful completion of student nurse med/surg. clinical rotation required

  • BLS/CPR certification required

  • Prior PCT or CNA experience preferred

  • For Emergency Department, will accept any of the following: CNA, EMT/paramedic certification, proof of student nurse med/surg. clinical rotation or current enrollment in a medical school is required

Please explore our website ( to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.

NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Job: *Patient Care Tech/CNA

Organization: *Evanston Hospital

Title: Patient Care Technician, 4SS, 40hrs, Day/PM, EH

Location: IL-Evanston

Requisition ID: 65169