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Beth Israel Lahey Health Patient Care Associate - ICU in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Rotating (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Rotating (United States of America)

Patient Care Associate - ICU

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Assists with activities of daily living such as hygiene, nutrition, elimination, mobility, comfort, and safety.

  2. Monitors and documents vital signs, patient weights, intake/output, and other data.

  3. Completes patient treatments as directed, and assists healthcare professionals with more complex treatments.

  4. Performs phlebotomy and EKG's, applies Holter monitors, and performs glucometry. Collects and labels specimens.

  5. Answers patient call lights and ensures resolution of patient issues.

  6. Transports discharged patients.

  7. Participates in patient care rounds.

  8. Provides one-to-one observation of patients as needed.

  9. Participates in conferences and educational programs as appropriate.

  10. Maintain BCLS certification and attend annual Safety Education Fair

  11. Maintain unit competencies.

Required Qualifications

  1. High school graduate or equivalent.

  2. Ability to read and write at level 8, as documented on "Invest," the hospital's Employee Learning Laboratory software.

  3. Good oral communication skills to ensure the accurate transfer of information, and strong interpersonal skills to facilitate courteous interaction with patients, visitors, and other hospital staff members.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled