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General Physician

Boston, MA

11ABD PATIENT CARE ASSOCIATE (PCA 1) / 36 HOURS / ROTATION/ THORACIC INTERMEDIATE SURGICAL - 11ABD

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Excellent Care to Patients and Families • The Best Staff • In the Safest Environment

A $750.00 sign on bonus is being offered to eligible new employees hired prior to 1/31/2022 in our PCA positions.

Nursing at Brigham and Women's Hospital is known for their excellent clinical practice and for keeping patients and their families at the center of all they do. We understand that great care is shaped by relationships with patients and their families. That's why we're committed to knowing our patients on a deeper level - not just as patients, but as individuals - to ensure that they, and their families, feel known and cared for.

At BWH, we proudly work together with a spirit of inquiry and a deep commitment to providing the highest quality, evidence-informed and theory-guided care in an inclusive environment. We work each day to achieve our vision - to provide excellent care to patients and families, with the best staff, in the safest environment.

Just as we have been able to reinvent health care, we have also transformed health care careers. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, awards earned, or the personal satisfaction of stretching your talents - a career with BWH is unlike any other in the health care field. Here you'll find a workplace where collaboration and teamwork are the norm, not the exception - physicians, nurses, technicians, staff and management form a close-knit bond, based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients. If you want an enormously fulfilling career, there's no better place to be.

The PCA will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the RN with clinical tasks, including, but not limited to glucometry, EKGs, and vital signs.
  • Responding to the needs of patients and family members and takes a proactive role in the efficient operation of the unit.


Qualifications
To qualify you must have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certification as a CNA, PCT, MA, EMT or commensurate experience required, unless incumbent is a nursing student who has completed her/his fundamentals of nursing with a clinical component (clinical rotation or simulation lab). For nursing students hired as PCAs, strongly prefer nursing students enrolled in BSN programs or direct-entry Masters' programs


  • Bi-lingual skills preferred.


  • Prior experience in a clinical setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • May not currently hold a valid nursing license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR certification by the American Heart Association (AHA) or the Red Cross required upon hire.


EEO Statement
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Job ID: 2083505528276188549