Patient Care Associate (CNA) - PACU
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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 12/15/2016
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONPatient Care Associate opportunities are available on the the Post Anesthesia Care Units. The Post Anesthesia Care Units (PACU) at MGH are comprised of 5 individual critical care areas (Ellison 3, White 3, Lunder 2, 3 and 4) dedicated to the care of adult and pediatric patients preceding and immediately following surgery and/or procedures requiring anesthesia. PCA assists multi-disciplinary health care team by assisting patients with daily living needs, monitoring & reading vital signs, drawing blood, obtaining EKGs.
Two shifts are available: 40 hours, evenings and 40 hours, rotating all shifts - Current CNA certificate for Massachusetts and previous experience, preferably in an acute care setting.
- Effective customer service orientation and the ability to interact with diverse groups of patients, staff and providers.
- Demonstrated ability to solve basic patient and practice problems using a combination of strong interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
- Ability to lift and transport patients, using the appropriate physical technique, in a safe manner for the patient and self.
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.