Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital is a 120-bed hospital in Wheaton, Illinois, that is dedicated to the delivery of rehabilitative medicine with a focus on Brain Injury, Neuromuscular, Orthopedic, Pediatrics, Spinal Cord, and Stroke. Founded in 1972 by the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters, the hospital is part of Marianjoy, Inc., a network of care that provides inpatient, comprehensive outpatient and subacute rehabilitation services. Throughout northern Illinois, our legacy of caring has helped us return patients to productive lives.
The Rehabilitation Care Assistant (RCA) works under the direction and supervision of a professional nurse. The RCA/CNA assists the patient with activities of daily living, transfers, mobility skills, skin, bowel and bladder programs, and maintains a clean, safe environment for the patient. In addition to the Rehabilitation Care Assistant (RCA) essential job functions, the RCA II provides additional support of unit operations and management of the electronic health record.
The RCA II is responsible for answering call lights, taking and documenting vital signs, computing input/output, assisting with feeding, monitoring the environment for any safety issues and for notifying the RN of any patient concerns. This position requires a significant amount of lifting and transferring of patients throughout the day. Additionally this position provided unit support. Answers, screens and directs all telephone calls, overhead paging staff when necessary, and taking messages when staff is unavailable. Supports Admission function after hours when Admission Department closed. Assists the patient/ family in signing the consent to treat. Completes necessary documentation in Meditech for patient admissions, transfers and discharges. Maintains clerical supplies, Meditech downtime documents and medical record forms at nursing. Prepares and submits maintenance work slips when necessary. Ensures all interdepartmental mail is delivered daily. Maintains current telephone list for physician, on call schedule, and hospital referrals. Provides a daily copy of the doctor census and physicians’ rounds profile for each physician. Coordinates patients outside appointments. Assists with emergency procedures as assigned. Provided assistance with Medical Record Management. Supports Electronic Medical Record/Reporting. Copies or faxes medical records as directed for outside appointments, therapeutic pass, and discharge. Files paper reports into chart, prepares new charts for admissions and dismantles charts following discharge. Color codes charts according to policy and assures all room number changes are entered on the medical record and processed in Meditech.
Marianjoy provides competitive salaries and benefits that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as, continuing education support and tuition reimbursement.
Education: High School degree, or G.E.D. equivalent, is required. Certification from an accredited Nursing Assistant program is required. Must currently be on the IL CNA Registry and in good standing. Basic math skills are required. Candidates must have current CPR certification for Healthcare Providers at time of hire.
3 – 4 years previous experience as a certified nursing assistant/unit secretary in a hospital setting is preferred
Frequent transferring of adult customers weighing 100-300# with varying levels of independence from maximum assistance to minimal assistance
Laundry bags weighing 30-50# on a daily basis.
Lifting of wheelchair weighing 40-50# as needed.
Patients in wheelchairs, frequently throughout workday. Carts weighing 200#, occasionally.
Positioning patients frequently, throughout the day.