PATIENT CARE ASSOCIATE / PER DIEM / BWH - 10BCD
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety


Job Info


Excellent Care to Patients and Families • The Best Staff• In the Safest Environment

Nursing at Brigham and Women's Hospital is known for theirexcellent clinical practice and for keeping patients and their families at thecenter of all they do. We understand that great care is shaped by relationshipswith patients and their families. That's why we're committed to knowing our patientson a deeper level - not just as patients, but as individuals - to ensure thatthey, and their families, feel known and cared for.

At BWH, we proudly work together with a spirit of inquiryand a deep commitment to providing the highest quality, evidence-informed andtheory-guided care in an inclusive environment. We work each day toachieve our vision - to provide excellent care to patients andfamilies, with the best staff, in the safest environment.

Just as wehave been able to reinvent health care, we have also transformed health carecareers. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, awards earned, or thepersonal satisfaction of stretching your talents - a career with BWH is unlikeany other in the health care field. Here you'll find a workplace wherecollaboration and teamwork are the norm, not the exception - physicians,nurses, technicians, staff and management form a close-knit bond, based onmutual respect and devotion to our patients. If you want an enormouslyfulfilling career, there's no better place to be.

The PCA will beresponsible for:

  • Supporting the RN with clinical tasks,including, but not limited to glucometry, EKGs, and vital signs.
  • Responding to the needs of patients and familymembers and takes a proactive role in the efficient operation of the unit.


Qualifications
To qualify you must have:
  • Certification as a nursing assistant preferred upon hire, unless incumbent is a nursing student who has completed her/hisfundamentals of nursing with a clinical component (clinical rotation orsimulation lab). For nursing students hired as PCAs, strongly prefer nursingstudents enrolled in BSN programs or direct-entry Masters' programs.
  • Bi-lingual skills preferred.
  • Prior experience in a clinical settingpreferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • May not currently hold a valid nursing license.

    If the state of MA is not offering CNA exams at the time of hiredocumentation of successful completion of full CNA course work willsuffice.

    Brigham and Women's Hospitalis an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry,age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, geneticinformation, military service, or other protected status.



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