PCA Co-op Spring 2022 at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Job responsibilities:

Functioning under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) and as a member of the unit-based patient care team, the Patient Care Assistant (PCA) performs duties of direct and indirect patient care. The PCA is responsible for supporting the RN with clinical tasks, including, but not limited to glucometry, EKGs, and vital signs. In addition, the PCA is responsible for responding to the needs of patients and family members and takes a proactive role in the efficient operation of the unit.

Hiring requirements:

Professional references
Official college transcript
Completion of two background checks
I-9 form (used for verifying the identity & employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the US)

Public transportation from NU:

Green line T - Outbound towards Health Street (3 stops) to Brigham Circle
#39 Bus - Outbound towards Forest Hills (4 stops) to 677 Huntington Avenue
LMA Shuttle - Ruggles to 70 Francis Street

Shift/hours requirements:

Students can expect to work between 36-40 hours per week both 8 hour and 12 hour shifts. Co-op students are required to work day, evening, night and weekend shifts.

Students must be very open the first 3 weeks of the co-op for orientation.


General requirements:

NRSG 2000, NRSG 2220/1 - Nursing Interventions and Assessment Lab
Currently enrolled in BSN program
Occasionally, a student outside of nursing major will be considered by the nurse director but the student must be a Certified Nursing Assistant and be licensed through Mass. Dept. of Health. As the state of MA is not offering CNA exams at this time, documentation of successful completion of full CNA course work will suffice.

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration 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, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.

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