Patient Care Associate -- 32-hour Night Rotating Shift EOW - 2 South SIGN ON BONUS

Spaulding HospitalBoston & Cambridge
 Cambridge, MA

750.00 SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED AFTER 90 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT

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 and Experience

Education/Degree

Required

  • 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
  • Nursing student currently enrolled in a formal nursing program and has successfully completed at least one clinical rotation. Must become certified within 120 days from employment start date.
  • 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Work Environment:

Activity

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Amount of Time Spent

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None

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1 - 25%

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25 - 50%

  -  

50 - 75%

  -  

Over 75%

  -  

Outdoor weather conditions

  -  

X

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Extreme cold (non weather)

  -  

X

  -  

Work in high place(s)

  -  

X

  -  

Work in confined space(s)

  -  

X

  -  

Risk of electrical shock

  -  

X

  -  

Risk of radiation exposure

  -  

X

  -  

Exposure to blood borne pathogens

  -  

X

  -  

Flammable/explosive gases

  -  

X

  -  

Toxic / caustic chemicals

  -  

X

  -  

Dust or other irritants

  -  

X

  -  

Grease or oils

  -  

X

  -  

Hazardous specimens

  -  

X

  -  

Exposure to lab animals

  -  

X

  -  

Infectious / contagious disease

  -  

X

  -  

Cleaning agents/chemicals

  -  

X

  -  

Hot equipment

  -  

X

  -  

Noisy equipment

  -  

X

  -  

Humid or wet conditions (non -weather)

  -  

X

  -  

Other

  -  

X

  -  

Lifting/Carry Requirements of this job

No Lifting required

No Carrying required

Number of pounds

  -  

Amount of Time

  -  

1 - 25%

  -  

25 - 50%

  -  

50 - 75%

  -  

Over 75%

  -  

Lift

  -  

Carry

  -  

Lift

  -  

Carry

  -  

Lift

  -  

Carry

  -  

Lift

  -  

Carry

  -  

Up to 10 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

X

  -  

Up to 25 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

X

  -  

Up to 50 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

Up to 100 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

Over 100 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

Push/Pull Requirements of this job:

No Pushing required

No Pulling required

Number of pounds

  -  

Amount of Time

  -  

1 - 25%

  -  

25 - 50%

  -  

50 - 75%

  -  

Over 75%

  -  

Push

  -  

Pull

  -  

Push

  -  

Pull

  -  

Push

  -  

Pull

  -  

Push

  -  

Pull

  -  

Up to 10 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

X

  -  

Up to 25 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

X

  -  

Up to 50 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

X

  -  

Up to 100 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

X

  -  

Over 100 pounds

  -  

X

  -  

X

  -  

Physical Activity requirements of this job:

Activity

  -  

Amount of Time Spent

  -  

None

  -  

1 - 25%

  -  

25 - 50%

  -  

50 - 75%

  -  

Over 75%

  -  

Stand

  -  

X

  -  

Walk

  -  

X

  -  

Sit

  -  

X

  -  

Use of hands requiring fine motor skills and sense of touch

  -  

X

  -  

Move / rotate / bend wrist(s)

  -  

X

  -  

Type / use keyboard or other data entry device

  -  

X

  -  

Reach with hands & arms

  -  

X

  -  

Climb stairs

  -  

X

  -  

Climb ladder or other equipment

  -  

X

  -  

Drive / operate motor vehicle

  -  

X

  -  

Balance

  -  

X

  -  

Stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, crawl

  -  

X

  -  

Speak

  -  

X

  -  

Hear

  -  

X

  -  

Taste

  -  

X

  -  

Smell

  -  

X

  -  

Touch

  -  

X

  -  

Other

  -  

X

  -  

Vision Requirements of this job:

Vision Requirement

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Always called upon in job

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Sometimes called upon in job

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Rarely called upon in job

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Close vision

  -  

X

  -  

Distance vision

  -  

X

  -  

Color vision

  -  

X

  -  

Peripheral vision

  -  

X

  -  

Depth perception

  -  

X

  -  

Ability to adjust focus

  -  

X

  -  

Other

Safety equipment used while performing this job:

Safety eye glasses

  -  

X

  -  

Gowns

  -  

X

  -  

Filter lens (welding/soldering)

  -  

Scrubs

  -  

X

  -  

Face shields

  -  

X

  -  

Boots

  -  

Ear plugs or Mufflers

  -  

Hard hat

  -  

Surgical mask / dust mask

  -  

X

  -  

Coveralls

  -  

Self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)

  -  

Gloves

  -  

X

  -  

Other

Level of noise typical in this work environment:

Very quiet

Quiet

Moderate

  -  

X

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Loud

Very loud

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