Patient Care Assistant Training and Employment Program - Brigham PCA Academy at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

~ Brigham PCA Academy ~

FREE Patient Care Associate (PCA) Training and Employment Program

Are you interested in launching a meaningful career as a Patient Care Associate at Brigham and Women's Hospital? Join our paid PCA Trainee Program on January 3rd!

Interviews will be held onsite on Thursday, December 15th!

Paid Training Program begins: January 23rd, 2023

  • Must be able to commit to the entire duration of the training program without scheduling conflicts

  • Must be seeking 24 hours or more

  • The training program is paid, no childcare provided

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the PCA will:

  • Aid in activities of daily living (personal hygiene/grooming, bathing, toileting, dressing, feeding, turning/repositioning, sanitizing areas and equipment, etc.)

  • Ensure a safe and compassionate environment for patients

  • Document aspects of care on approved forms/electronic medical records

  • Obtain and record vital signs

  • Collect specimen

  • Respond to patient and family requests

  • Assist with equipment preparation

  • Support an efficient operation of the unit, and remotely monitor the safety of multiple patients at a time, utilizing a continuous virtual monitoring system

This training program includes:

  • Week 1-2 - BWH orientation and PCA Training at Center of Nursing Excellence at One Brigham Circle in Boston (January 23-27, January 30 - February 3rd)

  • Week 3- 6 - In person, unit based skills/clinical training

  • Employment as a Patient Care Associate at BWH immediately


To be considered, apply online and meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the start of the program

  • Be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship

  • Provide email addresses for 3 references (2 managers/mentors/instructors and 1 coworker) references are checked through our online platform

  • Successfully complete CORI screening and national criminal background check (upon acceptance into program)

  • Obtain occupational health clearance (upon acceptance into program)

  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress associated with caring for ill, disabled, emotionally upset patients, as well as COVID-19 patients

  • Able to lift, walk, and stand without restrictions and move intermittently throughout the workday

  • Willing to work with patients and staff of all genders and ethnic backgrounds

  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 1 year of employment with BWH after successful completion of the training program

  • Current employees of Mass General Brigham, or any of our affiliates are welcome to apply

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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