Patient Care Associate (20-24 hours, Day/Night) - Ellison 8
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety

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Job Info

Ellison 8 is a thirty six bed adult Cardiac Surgical Step Down Unit. Patients are primarily admitted post operatively from the Blake 8 - Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Patients are also admitted pre-op for cardiac surgery. Common diagnoses include coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, aortic disease, congenital heart disease, lethal arrhythmias, S/P coronary bypass graft, S/P valve replacement, ACID placement, and permanent pacemaker placement.

Under the direction of a registered nurse (RN), the Patient Care Associate (PCA) assists the multi-disciplinary health care team in clinical support functions to promote a safe, compassionate patient care environment. PCA assists patients with daily living needs, monitoring & reading vital signs, drawing blood, and obtaining EKGs. Responds to patient requests in a timely manner, safeguarding patient confidentiality, monitoring patient safety, and always communicating in a respectful.

Certification as a Nursing Assistant at time of hire or enrolled and/or completed a professional nursing program and able to complete the PCA skills/tasks list. HS Diploma required. Current CPR certification.

EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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