Patient Care Assistant - Surgical Acute
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. With 444 licensed beds, we offer a wide

range of clinical, surgical and specialty services, including a Level II Trauma

Center and 24-hour emergency services.

We invite you to join our highly engaged Scripps

Memorial La Jolla, Surgical Acute team of Patient Care Assistant’s and be a key

member of an outstanding clinical care team. The ideal candidate will thrive in

a fast-paced environment and provide excellent service to patients.

The Patient Care Assistant provides 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
  • Supports the
    unit with a variety of patient logistic, clerical, equipment/supply, and
    charge reconciliation duties.

This position is Part-Time (48 hours per pay period)

with a rotating day shift that includes weekends and holidays. This position is

located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • 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 Education/Experience/Specialized


  • CNA
  • Multiple
    patient care skills preferred.
  • Preferred
    one-year acute care experience