Patient Care Associate/CNA (40 hours, D/E) - Ellison 11 Cardiac

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA, BOSTON, MA
    Similar jobs pay $27.69 - $44.51

    Job Description

    Ellison 11 is a thirty-six bed Cardiology Unit. Staff on this unit specializes in the care of patients with acute coronary syndromes, arrhythmias, heart failure and other vascular diagnoses. Most patients on this unit require coronary or peripheral procedures, either diagnostic or interventional. Patients who require electrophysiology studies or procedures may also be admitted to this unit.

    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 multi-disciplinary health care team by assisting patients with daily living needs, monitoring & reading vital signs, drawing blood, obtaining EKGs.

    Shift: Full time, rotating Day/Evening, every other weekend

    Qualifications :

    - Current CNA certificate for Massachusetts and previous experience, preferably in an acute care setting.
    - 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.

    Posting ID: 552624198Posted: 2020-03-11