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PATIENT CARE ASSOCIATE
Boston, MassachusettsOrganization Facility: New England Baptist Hospital Category: Technician Job ID: JR10826 Date posted: 03/06/2023
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Work Shift:Rotating (United States of America)
As part of an unprecedented organizational initiative, New England Baptist Hospital is now offering up to $2,000 as a sign on bonus for Patient Care Assistants. Must have at least one year of professional experience and either have completed and currently be enrolled in a Nursing or Health Sciences program or be a Certified Nursing Assistant.
The Patient Care Associate provides a comprehensive, proactive, and “Patients First” experience for our patients and visitors. They will perform unit activities under the direction of the Registered Professional Nurse. These include, but are not limited to, direct patient care activities such as taking vital signs and assisting patients with the basic activities of daily living, as well as non-clinical activities such as acting as a receptionist, coordinating equipment, providing transportation activities, and performing tasks specific to the department assigned.
The Patient Care Associate interacts with patients, families, nursing, and a variety of interdisciplinary personnel and possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills. The PCA staff work closely together to ensure safe patient care and smooth unit operations. Previous PCA or Nursing Assistant experience required. Candidates currently working towards their nursing degree with previous clinical rotation experience are highly desired.
HS degree minimum required.
Required Work Experience:
1 year of Nursing Assistant experience preferred.
Hospital experience preferred
Assistant experience required, hospital experience preferred.