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Patient Care Associate

Requisition ID:

20154668

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: day / evening

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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 as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.

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.

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute brings together cardiac care specialists – increasing collaboration and care coordination – all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.
The award-winning Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in advancing cardiac care, offering heart disease prevention, treatment, surgery and research. We received “top performer” recognition by The Joint Commission for performance on evidence-based care processes for the treatment of heart attack, and were recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association as a Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award winner in 2016.
Hartford Hospital is a level-one trauma center and academic medical center, with substantial opportunities for professional experience and exposure.
Bliss 9 East is a 16 bed post open heart med surge unit offering a fast paced and dynamic environment suitable for nurses that enjoy learning and growing. Competencies gained in this arena include the care of specialty patient populations including heart transplant patients, Ventricular Assist Device patients, and the growing TAVR population. We offer additional opportunities to grow critical thinking skills and expand knowledge by training to our 9 bed step down unit that provides care to a variety of medical and surgical patients requiring higher levels of care.

Qualifications


REQUIRED:
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.

We take great care of careers.

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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