Excellent Care to Patients and Families • The Best Staff • In theSafest Environment
Nursing at Brigham and Women's Hospital is known for their excellentclinical practice and for keeping patients and their families at the center ofall they do. We understand that great care is shaped by relationships withpatients and their families. That's why we're committed to knowing our patientson a deeper level - not just as patients, but as individuals - to ensure thatthey, and their families, feel known and cared for.
At BWH, we proudly work together with a spirit of inquiry and a deepcommitment to providing the highest quality, evidence-informed andtheory-guided care in an inclusive environment. We work each day toachieve our vision - to provide excellent care to patients andfamilies, with the best staff, in the safest environment.
Just as we have been able to reinvent health care, we have alsotransformed health care careers. Whether measured in terms of lives saved,awards earned, or the personal satisfaction of stretching your talents - acareer with BWH is unlike any other in the health care field. Here you'll finda workplace where collaboration and teamwork are the norm, not the exception -physicians, nurses, technicians, staff and management form a close-knit bond,based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients. If you want an enormouslyfulfilling career, there's no better place to be.
The Nursing Student/PCA will be responsible for:
Qualifications To qualify you must have:
- Supporting the RN with clinical tasks,including, but not limited to glucometry, EKGs, and vital signs.
- Responding to the needs of patients and familymembers and takes a proactive role in the efficient operation of the unit.
- Certification as a CNA, PCT, MA, EMT or commensurate experience required, unless incumbent is a nursing student who has completed her/his fundamentals of nursing with a clinical component (clinical rotation or simulation lab).
- For nursing students hired as PCAs, strongly prefer nursing students enrolled in BSN programs or direct-entry Masters' programs.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Bi-lingual skills preferred.
- Prior experience in a clinical setting preferred.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- May not currently hold a valid nursing license.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR certification by the American Heart Association (AHA) or the Red Cross required upon hire.
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.
Brigham and Women's Hospital I CARE Standards
The I CARE
Standards guide me in my interactions with patients, family members, visitors, colleagues, and neighbors in my workplace and surrounding community to optimize the Brigham experience and help fulfill my role in our mission of providing seamless, high quality patient and family centered care. C. I will Communicate my commitment to high quality performanceA. I will Appear and act as a professionalR. I will Respect all individualsE. I will Extend myself