Nursing Assistants/Patient Care Associates
Join us and work where YOU belong!
North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) in Salem, MA is the North Shore's largest healthcare provider and one of its largest employers with over 4,500 employees. NSMC provides comprehensive, accessible, high quality health care and services to our friends, family and neighbors, and with Partners Healthcare, we deliver the most advanced care through centers of clinical and technical service excellence.
We touch many lives each day and have these opportunities to create special moments for our patients. As a member of Partners HealthCare, founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, NSMC provides patients with access to some of the most talented sub-specialists in the world through clinical collaborations.
When you join our team, our goal is for you to feel:
Your contributions are acknowledged and valued
You have a voice! NSMC has a structure built for you to bring ideas forward to improve the work
You will have opportunities to connect to your greater purpose everyday
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager or designate, the Patient Care Associate (PCA) assists the multi-disciplinary health care team in clinical support functions to promote a safe, compassionate patient care environment. PCA assists multi-disciplinary health care team by assisting patients with daily living needs, monitoring & reading vital signs, drawing blood, obtaining EKGs. Responds to patient requests in a timely manner, safeguarding patient confidentiality, monitoring patient safety, and always communicating in a respectful manner.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Requires good verbal and written communication skills as well as good interpersonal skills necessary to deal with patients and staff. Work presents potential exposure to communicable disease and hazardous materials.
Work requires moderate to heavy lifting of patients and equipment. Work requires a majority of time spent with either walking or standing.
Preferred C. N. A. certification and BLS.
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