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Begin Your Nursing Career With Northwestern Medicine and Oak Point University

Begin Your Nursing Career With Northwestern Medicine and Oak Point University

Career & Education

Certified Nursing Assistant progam overview

Certified Nursing Assistant program overview

Northwestern Medicine is offering an exciting opportunity to help you enter the healthcare field as a patient care technician (PCT).

Upon hire, you would start our job training program for candidates who are interested in becoming a PCT and  earning their certification as a nursing assistant.

The program will provide pay and benefits as you start your training supported by Northwestern Medicine and Oak Point University.

Successful applicants will be enrolled in the training program at no cost and will be paid for their time in training.  Following the successful completion of the mandatory program, candidates will transition into a PCT position with additional support as they become independent in their role. The minimum service requirement is two years.

Tentative training program dates: June 14 – July 12

Training location: Oak Point University Oak Brook Campus

2122 York Road, Oak Brook, Illinois

Hours: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm*, approximately six to eight hours a day

Clinical rotation location: Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital

25 North Winfield Road, Winfield, Illinois

Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm*

PCT work location after program completion: Central DuPage Hospital

Shifts available:

6:00 pm to 6:30 am

10:00 pm to 6:30 am

Required to work every other weekend and every other holiday

*Hours subject to change.


• High school diploma or GED

• Physical ability to perform

functional requirements as

detailed. The employee must

regularly lift and/or move up to

10 pounds, frequently lift and/

or move up to 25 pounds and

occasionally lift and/or move

up to 40 pounds.

• A strong interest in entering

the healthcare field to provide

hands-on care to patients

• Commitment to completing the

required training program and

becoming certified

Please apply using the QR code

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