Certified Nursing Assistant - Part-Time 32hrs, Evenings (6N)Job ID 11406350960
Schedule: 6 North (Med/Telemetry Floor) Part-time 32 hours, evenings. 8 hour shifts; Weekend and holiday rotation
The Certified Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Assistant (PCA) as we call it, functions as a member of the patient care team, under the direction of the Register Nurse (RN), and proficiently and consistently performs all aspects of the PCA role. Responsible for supporting the RN with clinical tasks, including but not limited to blood glucose monitoring, completing EKGs, applying simple dressings, using aseptic technique and responding to medical emergency situations utilizing Heartsaver CPR and AED skills. In addition, the PCA is responsible for responding to the needs patients and family members and taking an active role in the efficient operation of the unit. Assure the practice of the Patient and Family Centered Care Model in an environment that exemplifies best practice.
6 North Overview
BWFH 6 North is a 36 private bed general medicine/telemetry, progressive care unit. Services are provided to adults and older adults with complex medical and psychosocial conditions. Some of the medical conditions reflect acute and chronic care diagnosis such as Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Diabetes, Pneumonia, and other clinical conditions. The unit has a complete array of monitoring systems, such as telemetry and patient and staff safety devices/equipment such as bed/chair alarms, and patient transfer equipment. Integrated within the medical unit are eight beds designated for addiction recovery. The Addiction Recovery Program (ARP) services adults seeking voluntary detoxification admission for alcohol and opiate misuse. Under the direction of the nursing leadership team; care is provided by direct-care nurses, and in collaboration with medical providers, including mid-level practitioners (NP/PA). Interdisciplinary team members include Case Managers, Social Workers, Physical Therapists, Pharmacists, Nutritionists, and Respiratory Therapists. Support staff include Patient Care Assistants (PCAs), and Unit Secretaries. 6 North is fully operational 24/7. 6N is staffed by hospitalists (Attending level providers) 24 hours a day. Access to on-site Pharmacists/Respiratory Therapists, and other ancillary support 24/7. Online medical record-EHR/MAR- EPIC. Automated medication dispensing system (Omnicell)
About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171 bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we’ve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.
- High School Diploma or GED certificate required.
- Certified nursing assistant or current nursing student who has completed Fundamentals of Nursing or equivalent med/surg clinical rotation.
- AHA Heartsaver, CPR and AED program required.
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospitalis an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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