Patient Care Associate, 24 hours, Rotating Shifts
Department: Jenks 4 East - 603500
Position Type: Regular
Shift: Rotating Shift
Hours Per Week: Part time 24 hours per week
Location: New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120
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 diploma or GED required
1 year of hospital experience preferred