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Spaulding Rehabilitation Patient Care Assistant (PCA/CNA) per diem - Nursing Students Welcome in Charlestown, Massachusetts

Patient Care Assistant (PCA/CNA) per diem - Nursing Students Welcome - ( 3266451 )

Description

Summary

Provide direct patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed Nurse.

Key Responsibilities

  • Patient care plan is carried out as directed.

  • Patient physical care is provided such as bed bath, toileting, grooming, changing bed linen, etc. per established guidelines.

  • Patient general care is provided such as positioning, lifting and turning, and using adaptive and transfer equipment per established guidelines.

  • Patient monitoring activities such as vital signs and blood glucose are performed per established guidelines.

  • Patients are prepared for meals, assisting when appropriate to meet patients’ need.

  • Patient rounds are performed regularly and call lights are answered promptly to meet patients’ needs.

  • Patient care is documented in a timely manner adhering to established standards.

  • Patient room clutter is organized to make best use of space and clean environment.

  • Specimens are obtained and labeled consistent with established procedures.

  • Mentoring and teaching is provided for new nursing assistants to meet performance expectations.

  • Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.

  • PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.

Qualifications

Qualifications and Experience

Education/Degree

Preferred:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent

Certifications:

Required:

  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant at time of hire within the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network or within 120 days of employment if enrolled in a sponsored program and must remain active thereafter, OR

  • Graduate of the Ready to Work Patient Care Technician Program (PCT)

  • Nursing student currently enrolled in a formal nursing program and has successfully completed at least one clinical rotation.

  • Certified Nursing Assistants employed as of June 1, 2018 with ten (10) or more years of service in this role are exempt from this requirement except for SRB which requires certification due to mandated DPH regulatory requirements.

Experience

Preferred

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a nursing assistant preferred.

Skills (Specific learned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding, presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.)

Required:

  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills with the English language.

  • Must demonstrate basic skills in math and computer science.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to perform, modify, and record all physical therapy skills with relevance to appropriate thoroughness and sequencing.

  • Healthcare Provider CPR certification required.

  • Knowledge of DPH/OEMS regulations.

Preferred:

  • Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.

  • Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.

  • Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.

  • High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.

  • Attention to detail. EEO Statement:

SRN is committed to diversity in the workplace which begins with respect and opportunity for all. PHH takes affirmative action to ensure that equal employment opportunity is provided to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other basis that would be inconsistent with any applicable ordinance or law.

Primary Location : MA-Charlestown-SRH Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

Work Locations :

SRH Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

300 1st Avenue

Charlestown 02129

Job : Nursing Assistant

Organization : Spaulding Hospital–Boston & Cambridge(SRN,SRH,SHC)

Schedule : Per Diem

Shift : Rotating

Employee Status : Limited Term / Per Diem

Job Posting : Nov 10, 2023

Req ID: 3266451

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