Patient Care Associate- (36-40 hour, Day Shift) at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

Hours:



36-40 hours, Day shift (7am-3pm or 7am-7pm) with every other weekend and holiday rotation


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. A PCA assists patients with all daily living needs including but not limited to bathing, dressing, oral care, and eating, monitoring & reading vital signs, drawing blood, and obtaining EKGs.


Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) offers diverse opportunities for staff to learn, thrive, and excel in today's dynamic healthcare environment. Being a PCA requires considerable amounts of warmth, empathy, and patience, but it also requires professionalism and skill. PCAs respond to patient requests in a timely manner, safeguarding patient confidentiality, monitoring patient safety, and always communicating in a respectful manner.



Positions available in all areas of the hospital



Employee Benefits for 20-40 hour PCA positions:


  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Transportation Discounts

  • Employee Perks

  • Child Care






Qualifications

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


Knowledge of English language sufficient to read, speak, and write accurately


Knowledge of simple arithmetic


Ability to lift and transport patients using the appropriate physical technique in a safe manner for the patient and self



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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