Patient Care Associate/CNA -(36 hours, D/N) Respiratory Acute Care Unit
MGH Main Campus
MA-Boston-MGH Main Campus
1d ago

DescriptionThe RACU / General Medicine is an eighteen-bed unit designed for the care of patients requiring focused pulmonary care and the care of patients with general medical diagnoses.

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.

PCA assists patients with daily living needs, monitoring & reading vital signs, drawing blood, and obtaining EKGs. Responds to patient requests in a timely manner, safeguarding patient confidentiality, monitoring patient safety, and always communicating in a respectful manner.

PCAs will float between two units, Bigelow 9 General Medicine and Bigelow 13 RACU.

Shifts : 36hr D / N (12 hours only) every other weekend

Qualifications

  • Current CNA certificate for Massachusetts and previous experience, preferably in an acute care setting.
  • HS diploma or equivalent.
  • Effective customer service orientation and the ability to interact with diverse groups of patients, staff and providers.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve basic patient and practice problems using a combination of strong interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
  • 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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