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Patient Care Associate - Medicine Svc Bliss 11 ICU

Requisition ID:

20155598

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: Day/Evening Rotation

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 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 Medical Intensive Care Unit is a 16-bed unit that provides care to patients with a wide range of complex, highly acute medical issues. These issues include but are not limited to; respiratory failure, gastrointestinal bleeding, liver injury/failure, kidney injury/failure, sepsis, and drug and alcohol withdrawal. Under the supervision of a Critical Care Pulmonologist, the unit is staffed 24 hours-a-day with a team of Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, and medical house staff physicians consisting of interns and residents.

In the Medical ICU, our goal is to develop our staff into well-rounded, highly skilled medical professionals. The unit will push you to your limits as you will be working in a fast-paced environment where your critical thinking, vast medical knowledge, clear communication, and your extensive skillset will be challenged and grown.


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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