SRH - Patient Care Associate, 32 hrs/wk, Evening Shift, Spinal Cord Unit

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

    Job Description


    Provide direct patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed Nurse.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Patient care plan is carried out as directed.
    • Patient physical care is provided such as bed bath, toileting, grooming, changing bed linen, etc. per established guidelines.
    • Patient general care is provided such as positioning, lifting and turning, and using adaptive and transfer equipment per established guidelines.
    • Patient monitoring activities such as vital signs and blood glucose are performed per established guidelines.
    • Patients are prepared for meals, assisting when appropriate to meet patients' need.
    • Patient rounds are performed regularly and call lights are answered promptly to meet patients' needs.
    • Patient care is documented in a timely manner adhering to established standards.
    • Patient room clutter is organized to make best use of space and clean environment.
    • Specimens are obtained and labeled consistent with established procedures.
    • Mentoring and teaching is provided for new nursing assistants to meet performance expectations.
    • Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.
    • PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.

    Qualifications :

    Qualifications and Experience


    • Graduate of CNA training program required for Skilled Nursing Facilities and preferred for other PCC entities.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.


    • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a nursing assistant preferred.



    Skills (Specific learned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding, presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.)

    • Effective verbal, electronic and written communications skills using the English language.
    • Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software.
    • Maintain variable work schedule to meet department needs. (evenings and nights, holidays, weekends and travel).

    • Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.
    • Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.
    • Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.
    • High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.
    • Attention to detail.
    Posting ID: 552624245Posted: 2020-05-27