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Patient Care Assistant (CNA) - Emergency Room

Requisition ID:

19162257

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

Standard Hours:

40

FT/PT/Per Diem:

Full Time

Shift:

Shift 3

Shift Details:

Nights EOW, EOH

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Description

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.


The Emergency Department at Hartford Hospital is responsible for treating a wide variety of patients, from basic ailments to the most complex traumas, at our Level-I Trauma Center. This unit has some the highest acuity in the region, requiring our nurses to think and act quickly to meet the varying needs of our patients. Comprised of 109 beds, the unit is subdivided into different pods, including the Purple Pod for Behavioral Health patients and Red Pod for the most severe cases. We are also a primary stroke and cardiac center. Successful healthcare providers on this unit are highly skilled, agile and resilient; with the ability to work together to make sure we have a safe environment and provide the highest level of satisfaction to our staff and patients.


Job Summary


Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Patient Care Associate performs delegated functions as a member of a patient care team to provide a variety of services. These activities contribute to meeting the health care, safety and comfort needs of patients, and are performed in accordance with all existing regulatory and hospital standards, policies and procedures. Reports to Unit Manager.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English, and perform basic Mathematics
  • CPR validation within 3 months of hire
  • Physical effort as specified by Position Physical Requirements and Occupational Exposure form
  • Specific certification as designated by work area may be required. 

 

PREFERRED: 

  • Certification as nursing assistant (CNA)
  • Matriculation in a nursing program
  • Completion of education in a related health field (i.e. medical assistant program, EMT certification, etc.)
  • Previous patient care experience; specific experience as designated by work area maybe required
  • Demonstrated competencies in a related field at Hartford Hospital.


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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