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Patient Care Assistant - Heart and Vascular Institute

Requisition ID:

22157609

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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. Hartford Hospital is the first in New England to achieve Comprehensive Cardiac Center Accreditation by Joint Commission.  Hartford Hospital is a level-one trauma center and academic medical center, with substantial opportunities for professional experience and exposure.

The award-winning Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in advancing cardiac care, offering heart disease prevention, treatment, surgery and research.   Hartford Hospital was selected as one of the Top 50 hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award – 2021, 2022, as well as 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention Awards for 2021, 2022.

North 10 is a 26 bed inpatient Telemetry Unit which is part of the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital. Nurses on North 10 care primarily for patients diagnosed with Acute Coronary Syndrome. Other patients cared for on North 10 include patient’s pre and post Cardiac Catheterization; patients who are pre- operative open Heart Surgery; Congestive Heart Failure patients and other Cardiac patients requiring monitoring. The pace is professionally challenging and stimulating and a wonderful learning environment.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

CPR validation within 3 months of hire

Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak English, and perform basic Mathematics

Ability to perform physical effort as specified by position physical requirements and occupational exposure form.

PREFERRED:                        

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Completion or pursuit of education in a related health field (I.E. medical assistant program, EMT certification, nursing, etc.)

Specific experience as designated by work area may be required

Previous patient care experience, preferably in a hospital or acute-care setting

Demonstrated competencies in a related health field at Hartford Hospital

Specific certification as designated by work area may be required

Certification as a nursing assistant (CNA) or Patient Care Technician (PCT)

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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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