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Patient Care Associate (PCA, C.N.A) - Surgical

Requisition ID:

20161105

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 32 h day evening rotation, every other weekend and holiday.

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 Neuro-Surgical ICU is a 17 bed adult in-patient unit caring for critically ill Neuro patients. Our patients have diagnosis of stroke, head or spinal cord trauma and brain hemorrhage. They require nurses specializing in intra-cranial and hemo-dynamic monitoring along with the use of vaso-active medications. We are currently hiring RN’S who are motivated and have advanced critical thinking skills for this rewarding and exciting specialty.

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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