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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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 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.
North 8, Women’s Health, is a 27 bed surgical unit serving the unique needs of women. We primarily care for patients recovering from gynecological, uro-gynocology, and gyn/onc procedures as well as plastic surgery and abdominal procedures. In addition, we care for stable obstetrical patients such as high risk antepartum, and postpartum women whose newborns are in the NICU. During surges in the hospital-wide census, we also admit a small percentage of female medical patients on North 8. We offer the opportunity for the nurse to learn such skills as electronic fetal monitoring, advanced breastfeeding support, and a wide variety of pre- and post-operative interventions
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.
• High school graduate or equivalent.
• A minimum of 1 year previous patient care experience required.
• Specific experience as designated by work area may be required.
• 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.
• 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.