Patient Care Assistant - Float Pool
Scripps La Jolla Hospital
 La Jolla, CA

At Scripps Health, you will

experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as

one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people

committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their

teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Established in 1924 by Ellen

Browning Scripps, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern

California’s premier medical centers for more than 90 years. Scripps La Jolla

was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News and World Report U.S. News for the San Diego

region and among the best in the nation in eight specialties.

The Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in

the Float Pool will float between Scripps La Jolla, widely known for the Prebys

Cardiovascular Institute and Scripps Green Hospital campus recognized for their

transplant program and spine services.

As a PCA you will provide excellent

service to patients as a key member of the clinical care team.

  • Assists patients with personal needs
    and activities of daily living, collects data, and ensures the patient has a
    safe, organized environment.
  • Assists with patient care within the scope
    permitted and under the direction of a clinician.
  • Supports the unit with a variety of
    patient logistic, clerical, equipment/supply, and charge reconciliation duties.

This position is

Full-Time (72 hours per pay period), 12-hour night shifts with a rotating work

schedule that includes weekends. Position will float between Scripps Memorial

Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital.

Required Qualifications:

  • One year of recent experience working under the license
    of a licensed healthcare provider OR
  • Current enrollment or completion of Nursing Assistant
    training from a recognized school OR
  • Current enrollment in an RN program with completion of
    the second semester, including nursing fundamentals
  • Must be able to speak, read and follow instruction in
    English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a service aptitude
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support
    (BLS) for health care provider

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multiple patient care skills preferred
  • Acute Care experience
  • CNA certification